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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.

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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.

2009-04-15 09:35:00

Dinotefuran and Pyriproxyfen Combination Delivers Safe and Effective Control of All Stages of Fleas on Dogs FORT LEE, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit VetPharm announces the introduction of Vectra for Dogs & Puppies(TM), a new monthly, topical, flea control product containing dinotefuran and pyriproxyfen in combination to deliver a complete single dose monthly applied product that protects your dog from all stages of fleas -- adults, eggs, larvae and pupae.

2008-09-07 03:00:05

By DR GARETH SMITH Q I FEEL anxious and panicky most of the time. My GP refused to give me tablets to calm my nerves but gave me a relaxation tape instead.

2008-08-08 00:00:00

By Matt Chorley London Editor Hospitals last night hit back at criticism of their pest control after details emerged of dozens of infestations involving rats, wasps, flies, fleas, seagulls and maggots.

2008-07-03 06:00:23

By Shawna Morrison shawna.morrison@roanoke.com 381-1665 It's taken three weeks, three treatments and the removal of a hidden animal carcass, but the fleas are almost gone from the Pulaski County Courthouse.


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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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