Posts tagged "Merial"

Dogs Love the Fall

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Many dogs love the fall, as the weather begins to cool there’s a new spring in their step. Remember, while the weather cools dogs still need flea, tick and heartworm protection. In fact, this is the most common time of year that Lyme disease is transmitted to dogs. Here are some pretty simple and easy... Read more »

Fleas, Fleas, Fleas!!

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Fleas, fleas, fleas – oh my….who wants them? No one. But some feel you can not win the war. Dr. Michael Murray, technical marketing director US parasiticides with Merial disagrees. He explains what fleas live for. By the way, even indoor only cats need protection. Learn more HERE, as you can Beware of the Bug... Read more »

Ticks In the Cold? It's True. Tick Protection Should Be Year-Round

Ticks In the Cold? It's True. Tick Protection Should Be Year-Round
No one likes ticks – they’re gross…Dr. Suzanne Causey, a field services veterinarian at Merial stopped by Steve Dale’s Pet World to talk about protection our pets from these dangerous parasites. Listen HERE. Most pet owners (hopefully) think tick disease, and protection for our pets in Spring and Summer….but protection shouldn’t stop there, she says.... Read more »
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Report from Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association

Report from Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association
DENVER, CO. — The Conference of the American Animal Hospital Association, held March 15-18, was attended by over 1,200 veterinary professionals. AAHA executive director Dr. Michael Cavanaugh kicked off the event with the State of the Industry 2011 review. While Cavanaugh’s message wasn’t all sunshine and lollipops, he was noticeably more optimistic than last year.... Read more »

Heartworm Society Offers Management Plan for Dogs with Heartworm Disease

Heartworm Society Offers Management Plan for Dogs with Heartworm Disease
As I reported here several days ago, the treatment for Heartworm disease in dogs,┬áIMMITICIDE┬«,(melarsomine dihydrochloride), is now unavailable. First let me clarify – preventatives for heartworm disease in dogs (and cat) are available and they work. In fact, the idea all along – if you give your pet a preventative – there’s no need for... Read more »

Treatment For Heartworm Disease Not Currently Available

Treatment For Heartworm Disease Not Currently Available
If your dog is undergoing heartworm treatment, contact your veterinarian now. If you are not using a heartworm preventative, perhaps this news story will convince you to do so. IMMITICIDE┬«,(melarsomine dihydrochloride) the medication used to treat heartworm disease in dogs is currently unavailable (except for product already on the shelves). Merial reports the company that... Read more »
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Claryfying the Latest on Heartworm Disease

From my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, hear an interview with Dr, Doug Carrithers, director of applied research and publications at Merial Dr. Doug Carithers He attempts to explain what’s going on in the world of heartworm disease, addressing rumors of the heartworm developing resistance to preventatives. He says the key is using... Read more »

Heartworm Disease: Bottom Line, Protect Your Pets

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