Lyme Disease It Bites

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People often ignore insect bites thinking that the itching and the swelling will just go away on its own. But who would have through that something as little as a tick can bring so much trouble aside from the usual insect bite marks. Lyme disease Lyme disease, also called borreliosis, is a bacterial infection acquired […]


Don T Let Ticks Take You For A Ride

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As your family and pets enjoy the great outdoors this season, be careful to protect yourselves from bloodsuckers looking to take you for a ride. Ticks are parasitic insects that survive on the blood of other animals and can transmit disease. They are found in heavily vegetated areas throughout the world and especially in the […]


Prepare Yourself For Nature And The Outdoors

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Camping outside in the woods or forest with your family, friends, and loved ones can be a very enjoyable experience. Whether sitting around the campfire and telling stories or bird watching and exploring nature, being outdoors can leave you with unforgettable memories. Now what memories you will leave with depends on how well you are […]


Preventing Your Dog From Catching Diseases

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Like any other pet, dogs, if not properly cared and maintained, could get diseases. Here are some parasites that cause dog diseases. – Heartworm. Mosquito bites cause heartworm to exist in a dog and will reside in your pet’s heart and nearby blood vessels. A dog infected by heartworms looks dull and may even have […]


Dog Fleas Ticks

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Dog Fleas & Ticks. Fleas. Dog fleas are different to those which infest humans and cats. When a flea bites, it injects saliva to stop the blood clotting whilst it sucks it up. The saliva contains chemicals which often cause an allergic reaction in the dog. The signs are :- Bites which look like small […]


Prevention Easier Than Treatment Protecting Dogs From Lyme Disease

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Caring for dogs involves more than just feeding and walking them. Protecting dogs from potentially debilitating Lyme disease is crucial for their health and happiness. While many people take precautions against ticks and Lyme disease for themselves, it’s not uncommon for man’s best friend to be overlooked. To educate dog owners about canine Lyme disease, […]


Beyond Washing The Dog

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Keeping your dog clean is an important responsibility for every dog owner. Fido depends on you for general hygiene. Clean ears, teeth and a coat free from fleas and ticks are all the conditions you check for a healthy pet. Bath time is a great time to bond with your dog as well as check […]


Safeguarding Your Pets From Parasite Infections

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To enjoy your pets longer, to be able to play and cuddle them, pets should be free from parasites. Of course, no pet owners would allow their children to play with pets full of ticks and fleas, and hug unsightly appearing animals. Proper safeguards on pet care starts from knowing the symptoms, treatment and prevention. […]


Ticks A Very Serious Threat To Your Dogs Health

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Ticks are not insects like fleas, but arachnids like mites, spiders, and scorpions. A tick has a one piece body, harpoon like barbs around its mouth to attach to a host for feeding, crablike legs and a sticky secretion to help hold itself to the host. The United States has about 200 tick species whose […]