When faced with the bewildering array of heartworm and flea treatments, dog owners have two choices:
- Ask advice
- Research it yourself
An amazing number of dog owners using option 2 will buy Sentinel Spectrum. One look at our chart of the flea and heartworm treatments for dogs and you’ll see why. It does ‘everything’.
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We have a problem. It’s a good problem. Young vets graduate and work without ever seeing a case of heartworm in dogs. If they do, it’s a rare dog from a very disadvantaged background.
Compare this with the 1980s and 1990s. It’s hard to find a dog owner from that time who didn’t know a dog that died from heartworm in Adelaide. Continue reading “How Common Is Heartworm in Adelaide?”
What you get told: “This product also treats worms”
What you should ask: “WHICH worms??” You might be surprised by the answer.
Warning: Contains Disgusting Worm Descriptions & Pictures!
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Not every medical advance goes from humans to animals; heres the story of one that went the other way.
The Nobel Prize in Medicine is awarded for advances in human health. This year’s winners waited a long time for recognition; if dogs could vote, it would never have taken so long. The drug that saved generations of their lives went on to fight a major cause of human suffering.
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‘At A Glance (Details Below)’ Emergency Care
Why Dogs Rub Their Bottom
- Two very common causes of scooting are skin allergies and anal glands
- Other causes include skin diseases, diarrhoea, worms or excessive hair
- All dogs scoot occasionally, but if it starts happening more often, it’s time to see a vet
Pets are generally good for your health, both physical and mental. If pets were dangerous to be around, I suspect we wouldn’t have got so in love with them in the first place. But there are a few diseases you should know about just to be sure… Continue reading “What can I catch from my pets?”