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2013-03-05 08:30:32

Annual Examinations Can Save Pet Owners from Racking Up Expensive Bills BREA, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine examinations. Preventive care is one of the most important factors for pet owners to maintain their pet's health, and has the added benefit of minimizing total expenses on veterinary care. Nose-to-tail wellness examinations are an...

2013-02-19 08:34:16

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sergeant's Pet Care Products, a leader in the pet supplies industry, announces the release of Sergeant's(®) Pronyl OTC(®) Flea and Tick Spray for Dogs and Cats, the only generic equivalent to Frontline(®) Spray currently available. This waterproof spray kills fleas and ticks - including brown dog ticks, American dog ticks, lone star ticks and deer ticks, which can spread Lyme disease - for up to 30 days. To view the multimedia assets...

2013-01-20 08:20:16

SHAWNEE, Kan., Jan. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health Division today announced the launch of Seresto, an effective, eight-month tick and flea preventive in an innovative collar form, at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Fla. Seresto offers pet owners the performance they expect from their monthly topicals, but delivers the active ingredients in an easy-to-use, convenient collar. And with eight months of effective protection against...

2012-12-13 05:00:43

After the recent announcement of Higher Health's SilaLive Silica Supplement, a new 7 Day Diatomaceous Earth Food Grade Detox Diet Cleanse Program is released helping provide a kickstart towards losing weight and feeling great. Learn about the systemic detoxification benefits of food grade diatomaceous earth and organic silica. Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 After a long wait, consumers can now purchase the first pure food-grade diatomaceous earth supplement with organic silica blended...

2012-12-06 04:23:25

OLD LYME, Conn., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new episode from the popular YouTube series "Veterinarians On Call" promises to make pet owners squirm as veterinarians find blood-feeding fleas and ticks on pet cats and dogs during actual appointments recorded for the series. That episode, one of six new videos released this season, shows the importance of regular check-ups to keep pets healthy and prevent serious illnesses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121206/NE24976)(Logo:...

2012-10-26 04:00:02

Experts from Zoëcon Professional Products and pest control professionals offer homeowners flea control tips as infestations reach near 30-year highs in parts of the country. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Flea populations are reaching record high levels in parts of the United States as the warmer temperatures have provided ideal conditions for the pests to thrive. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) determined that the summer of 2012 was the third...

2012-10-05 23:00:41

John Masters Organics is excited to introduce their new pet line consisting of Lemongrass and Flaxseed Pet Shampoo and Pet Conditioner. (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Even our furry friends need organic products to keep their coats looking healthy and clean. John Masters Organics is excited to introduce their new pet line consisting of a Lemongrass & Flaxseed Pet Shampoo and Pet Conditioner. Specially formulated for furry animals, these pet-pampering products contain essential oils of neem,...

2012-05-29 14:21:10

Urges officials to control the source of the disease, fleas, by helping residents treat pets BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today urged public health workers in Santa Ana, Calif., to stop trapping and killing cats in a misguided effort to eradicate flea-born typhus. "This trapping ignores the basic scientific fact that typhus is not spread by...

2012-05-21 23:02:18

The Jacksonville winter of 2011-2012 never really happened. Fleas have enjoyed continual survival throughout winter. Jacksonville veterinarians of Oceanway Animal Clinic have new, more effective flea treatment for pets. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Fleas are a big problem for pets in Jacksonville this spring. Jacksonville veterinarians have found that more pets than ever before are without adequate flea control. Whether one calls it climate change or global warming, no one...

2012-05-08 23:00:08

In light of the extremely mild winter temperatures across much of the United States, flea and tick populations are expected to reach historic levels. Secaucus, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 In light of the extremely mild winter temperatures across much of the United States, flea and tick populations are expected to reach historic levels. As a result, pet parents will have to be extremely vigilant when it comes to protecting their pets and homes from the spread of these pesky insects....


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2005-09-08 11:45:51

PHOTO CAPTION: Scanning Electron Micrograph of a Flea (photo by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Janice Carr) Flea is the common name for any of the small wingless insects of the order Siphonaptera. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy off the blood of mammals and birds. Some well known flea species include: Cat Flea (Ctenocephalides felis), Dog Flea (Ctenocephalides canis), Northern Rat Flea (Nosopsyllus fasciatus), Oriental Rat Flea (Xenopsylla...

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