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First Chewable Tablet for Dogs Effective for 12 Weeks* Against Fleas and Ticks SUMMIT, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United
Lazy Creek Discount Pet Supplies and Grooming is excited to announce the addition of Flea Treat to their selection of treatment products, just in time for flea season. Lexington,
Summer brings out fleas and pet owners can avoid any chance of having an infestation in their homes if they treat both their animals and their yard.
Fleas tend to show up more in the hot, humid weather.
Fleas and ticks are troublesome for pet owners.
Researchers from Cambridge University have successfully recorded fleas jumping, and in the process discovered exactly how the tiny insects leap so quickly and cover such great distances.
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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- To mutter deliriously.