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    Heartworm Disease & Our Dogs

    What is Heartworm Disease? Heartworm is a serious and potentially fatal disease caused by parasitic worms that are transmitted to your pet as larvae by mosquitoes. These worms are found…

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    Tick prevention products for your cat and dog

    The paralysis toxin which the tick produces, comes from the salivary glands of the adult tick. For our dogs and cats, the result of tick paralysis could end in death. So…

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    Flea Control For Dogs

    The best way to control a flea problem is to prevent them from happening in the first place. Luckily, in recent years, research and development into veterinary parasite control has the…

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    Flea Control For Cats

    The best way to control flea’s is to prevent them from getting onto your cat in the first place. Thanks to ongoing research and development in veterinary parasite control, the goal of…

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    Understanding the flea life cycle

    Adult fleas are wingless insects, generally smaller than a sesame seed, who feed on the blood of animals. Their proportionately enlarged back pair of legs gives them an extraordinary ability…

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    Tick poisoning and your pet

    The paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus, is found along the eastern coast of Australia. It is one of about 75 species found in Australia. They are prevalent in the bushy, seaside…