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2010-12-13 02:00:00

MONHEIM, Germany, December 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Publication From International Experts Demonstrates Fleas Worldwide Continue to be Highly Susceptible to Imidacloprid In a study published online last week in Medical and Veterinary Entomology, international experts reported the latest data on flea susceptibility to imidacloprid, revealing that after more than a decade of widespread use around the world, there is no evidence of resistance to this invaluable treatment....

2010-05-03 13:37:52

It remains one of the unresolved mysteries of the animal world: why do females change the way they look each season while males look the same all year round?

2010-04-23 09:58:00

NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to fleas and ticks, pet owners liken the experience to going to war against the deadliest of foes, according to research conducted by market leader Frontline® Plus and its agency Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness (SSW), which used this insight in launching its new marketing campaign for the brand www.completekiller.com. The new tagline "There's Killing and then there's Complete Killing," goes right for the jugular in differentiating Frontline...

2009-11-05 17:05:00

WELLINGTON, Colo., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The endangered black-footed ferrets inhabit prairie dog towns in the western U.S. This rare carnivore feeds on prairie dogs. The prairie dogs are very susceptible to plague and often entire population die-offs in towns occur. The U.S.

2009-08-26 17:40:00

A South Carolina man who builds discount wooden caskets in his backyard says a flea market wouldn't let him sell his wares.

2009-08-13 14:10:00

Bayer Animal Heath announced today at the 22nd World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP), Calgary, Canada the latest results of a large-scale, international, independent Flea Susceptibility Monitoring (FSM) program, demonstrating that imidacloprid remains highly effective for the control of fleas in companion animals.

2009-04-29 11:29:00

Use Vectra 3D(R) for Dogs and Sing a Different Tune This Summer FORT LEE, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't let nasty parasites prevent you from enjoying the outdoors with the family dog this summer.

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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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