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2012-05-01 23:00:12

Hartz®, one of the country's leading suppliers of flea and tick products for dogs and cats, is proud to announce its new and improved line of popular anti-parasite products, just in time for one of the worst flea seasons in recent memory. Secaucus, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 "With spring and summer right around the corner, Hartz® is thrilled to announce the arrival of our flea and tick prevention products," said a Hartz® spokesman. "Thanks to these new items, pet owners can...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

As expected, Assured Environments, New York's largest pest management company, has had an increase in bed bug service requests recently. But the recent outbreak of ticks in New York and surge in tick-related calls within the past two weeks has surpassed the levels of the past 25 years and have left many in the industry and the area concerned. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 As many had expected, and some others predicted, bed bugs have returned to New York this summer. However, the issue...

2008-01-22 12:00:47

Veterinarians and industry experts concerned with the spread of tick-borne diseases announced today the results of a disturbing study that found tick populations are not only increasing in number, but also in reach across the United States. The results, presented during the 2008 North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando, were part of a voluntary national veterinary reporting system that was developed by IDEXX Laboratories of Westbrook, Maine. The data uncovered the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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