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By Guest Author On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Why You Need to Purchase Insurance for Your Pet

Raising a dog or cat can be expensive and time-consuming, but it’s also a highly rewarding experience for animal lovers. In most cases, your dog will become a beloved member of your family that shows you affection, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Red meat allergy caused by tick bites more likely than previously thought: UNC research

Until now it has been believed that in order for a tick to trigger an allergic immune response to alpha-gal in humans, the tick would need to have recently fed on the alpha-gal-rich blood of a mammal. New research More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Prevent Ticks from Giving Your Pets Lyme Disease

Helpful Hints for Pet Safety A Dangerous Pest  Ticks are renown for their ability to pass on Lyme disease to those who are bitten by them. Pets are especially subjected to this form of the disease since it is More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Tips to Prevent and Treat Bug Bites

Although warm, spring weather means more time outdoors, it also means more bugs – like bees, ticks and mosquitoes. The best way to deal with pesky bites and stings, say dermatologists from the American Academy More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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As More States Weigh New Laws for Animal Deaths Consider These Essential Tips for Pet Summer Safety

Issues surrounding animal safety in the summer has become such a significant problem that some states, including Michigan and 16 others, are in the process of passing or have already enacted legislation regarding More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Tickborne diseases: It’s not just Lyme disease

Ticks are arachnids, like spiders, scorpions and mites,  from the Class Arachnida. While most tick bites do not transmit infectious disease, some very serious infections can be contracted from the bite of this More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Heartland Virus Disease reported in Missouri and Tennessee

PRESS RELEASE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with health officials in Missouri and Tennessee have identified six new cases of people sick with Heartland virus: five in Missouri More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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New York: Powassan virus confirmed in two Putnam County residents

Two people in the  in the lower Hudson River Valley county of Putnam have been confirmed positive for the tick borne illness, Powassan (POWV) virus, according to county health officials. Health officials report More...


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