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2013-05-17 23:03:39

With Lyme Disease Awareness Month under way, FetchRx.com has announced that it will provide pet owners with a 50% Discount on Flea and Tick Products. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 After hearing the sad story of a family who suddenly lost their dog to Lyme disease, FetchRx.com felt it was time to do something about it. With May being Lyme Disease Awareness Month, they knew the time was now. The question was “how?” In recognition that Lyme disease is caused by a tick bite,...

2013-05-13 23:28:02

Pet Parents Willing to Spend Money on Tick Protection New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 In honor of Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May, industry leader PetCareRx is announcing the results of its first Spring Tickitude Survey, revealing how pet parents across the country feel about the threat of ticks as well as their lifestyle choices around tick prevention and protection. With over 400 pet parents polled nationwide, the survey reveals that 4 out of 5 pet households are concerned about...

2013-05-10 23:24:16

Diseases contracted from tick and flea bites are common this time of year. In an attempt to increase awareness, Sovereign is hosting a pet photo contest for a chance to win an extermination service for fleas, ticks and fire ants. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Sovereign Pest Control is offering residents of Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, a year of Pet Lovers´ Extermination Service to the contestant´s photo with the most votes. Please visit...

2013-05-09 23:31:20

Brittney Shipp, meteorologist of NBC TV 10 Philadelphia, interviewed Dr. Dominick Braccia D.O., Medical Director of Haverford Wellness Center in Harleysville, PA about the tick population, how it is multiplying during spring weather, and how to avoid getting infected. Harleysville, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 May 1, 2013 Brittney Shipp meteorologist of NBC TV 10 Philadelphia interviewed Dr. Dominick Braccia D.O., Medical Director of Haverford Wellness Center in Harleysville, PA today about...

2013-04-23 13:04:39

It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us. Unfortunately, this also means the start of the tick season, both for humans and for their pets. But when exactly is the risk of dogs´ picking up ticks greatest?  Detailed information is now provided by a comprehensive study by Georg Duscher and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, published in the online journal Parasites & Vectors.  And in a related article, also...


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