Posts tagged "Vectra 3D"

Beat the Fleas!

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It’s like a war out there – or at least in some places fleas are so bad that some pet owners have given up. Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine implores pet owners to keep on fighting….with new products, you can win the battle and the war. Dryden mentions:... Read more »

Pet Parasite Questions Answered, Flea and Ticks.

Pet Parasite Questions Answered, Flea and Ticks.
Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden, distinguished professor, Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan, answers your pet parasite questions. Dryden speaks around the globe on flea and tick issues, and is known lovingly, no doubt, as “Dr. Flea.” Q: How worried about tick disease should I be,... Read more »

Dog Flu to Fleas and Ticks, To Cats Riding in Cars: Steve Dale's Radio Show

Dog Flu to Fleas and Ticks, To Cats Riding in Cars: Steve Dale's Radio Show
Lots to talk about on this week’s show, and phone calls to take – as I have the time to do, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. Listen HERE. A contest you can win, just by taking a picture of your dog having summertime fun. Here a Chicago-area dog flu update, which listener ¬†Evelyn... Read more »
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Four Steps to Prevent Tick Disease in Dogs

Four Steps to Prevent Tick Disease in Dogs
There are more ticks in more places than ever, and they continue to spread. Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden, of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine-Manhattan, calls it a “tick explosion.” And the fallout is tick disease. Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases are likely very under-diagnosed in dogs, Dryden says. “It’s important to... Read more »

Parasite Control: Keep Fleas, Ticks and Mosquitoes Away

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To help control fleas, veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden is all about what he calls residual speed of kill – and he explains why beat the flea clock is important. Dr. Michael Paul cheers a product that may indeed keep mosquitoes off pets, obviously then preventing heartworm disease which is transmitted by mosquitoes. He also... Read more »

No Foolin' Fall Is Prime Flea Season

No Foolin' Fall Is Prime Flea Season
By Steve Dale Flea season is here! No, this is not a column that should have appeared in April or May. In fact, particularly in northern states, most critters carry more fleas in the fall than in the spring. As we move into autumn, there’s more potential for our pets to pick up these buggers... Read more »
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Readily Available Flea and Tick Products Might Not be the Bargain You Think

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