Dog Care: Keeping Your Dog Safe From Fleas And Ticks

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Dog Care: Keeping Your Dog Safe From Fleas And Ticks By Lisa Pallardy March 1 marks the “official” beginning of flea and tick season. Are you prepared? Fleas are the most common external parasites that affect … Read More

Let's Talk Ticks

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Let’s Talk Ticks By Doug Gelbert Let’s talk ticks. There are three things – OK, more than three thing – that I find people won’t believe, even after you prove it to them: 1) Warming up … Read More

Animal Care: Pet Pests Are Back!

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Animal Care: Pet Pests Are Back! By Bill Knell While most Garden Buffs can hardly wait for spring and summer to arrive, many pet owners fear this lovely time of year. They know it’s the beginning … Read More

Can Your Dog or Cat Catch Babesiosis?

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Can Your Dog or Cat Catch Babesiosis? By Rob Lester Babesiosis, also called piroplasmosis, is a type of anemia caused by parasites that can be transmitted to dogs or cats by ticks. It can also be … Read More

Ticks – A Very Serious Threat To Your Dog's Health

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Ticks – A Very Serious Threat To Your Dog’s Health By Randy Jones Ticks are not insects like fleas, but arachnids like mites, spiders, and scorpions. A tick has a one piece body, harpoon like barbs … Read More

First Aid: Tick Removal

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First Aid: Tick Removal Below is ‘removal instructions’ according to Wikipedia … Personally, I just like to grasp the tick as close as I can to the base of the body, then pull it out slowly … Read More

Ooooh Noooo! It's Those Nasty Wooden-Eh-Ticks Again!

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Ooooh Noooo! It’s Those Nasty Wooden-Eh-Ticks Again! Well, I suppose you have to be here, to both LISTEN to the way I say that to Maxxie and Sophie, our two Papillon dogs, or to WATCH how … Read More

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