Monthly Archives: August 2011

Buyer Beware! Be Sure You Are Getting Your Pet’s Heartworm Prevention Legally.

The VIN News Service reports that a pet’s owner purchased online an Australian product called Nuheart, a generic form of ivermectin modeled after the brand-name medication Heartgard. Nuheart is sold over the counter in Australia but the drug is not … Continue reading

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Fleas? What can I do to protect my pet and my family?

Did you know your pet could be at risk for fleas, heartworms, whipworms, hookworms, and roundworms? Preventing flea infestations on your pets and in your home can start with oral medication for your dog or topical medication for your kitty. … Continue reading

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Nine Signs You Need to Take Your Cat to the Vet

“My cat is having X, Y, and Z symptoms, but I can’t decide if I should take him to the vet.” Most experienced cat caretakers have heard hundreds, if not thousands, of variations on this question. Here are nine indications … Continue reading

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Enriching Indoor Environment

Here are some great tips from the CATalyst Council about making your furry one happy about being indoors. More cats are being kept indoors, but while day-to-day life indoors is far more predictable and safe than living outside, indoor life … Continue reading

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