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A Brief History of Flea Products

When I first started in this wonderful profession of Veterinary care in the late ’80’s (very late 80’s so not to date myself) the choice of flea and parasite prevention was very limited. There were powders that were smelly and dusty that only killed the adult flea that was on the pet at that time […]

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Treating Pets for Fleas All Year Round

I may be a little extra cautious – but I treat my pets all year round with flea products. I know that many people think that is crazy because (good) flea products aren’t cheap. The more I consider it, though, the happier I am with my decision.

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Flea Life Lessons

Have you ever been stressed out by fleas? I know I have. Fleas can be extremely annoying and uncomfortable; not only for your pet but for you as well. The first time I ever experienced fleas it was a nightmare.

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How Zoonosis Affects You and Your Pet

The definition of zoonosis is not the act of travelling to a zoo.  It is a term referring to the transmission of disease from one species to another.  An example of zoonosis would be roundworm.  Pets can carry roundworm.  Roundworms look like spaghetti and are very common in puppies and kittens.

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Fecal Testing, Deworming and a Peace of Mind

Annual fecal testing is a great way to help ensure your pet is free of intestinal parasites. While routine deworming does reduce the chances that your pet has intestinal parasites, not all parasites are covered by these products. With more rescue animals coming into Canada, the number of zoonotic (transmittable to humans) intestinal infections such as Coccidia and […]

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Tara Lee Mackenzie

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Not One More Vet

DID YOU KNOW – Veterinary professionals are more than twice as likely to have suicidal thoughts as other Canadians are?

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