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Mosquitos, Mo-Problems: Paws & Play with Dr. J Episode 4

Posted by Mia Horberg on May 29, 2018 2:15:43 PM

This is part two of our discussion about parasites, and apparently it came just in time!

There's a new CDC warning about the dangers of fleas, ticks and mosquitos for humans, and a new study saying most pet owners are oblivious to tick-borne illnessesThey're not oblivious, they just haven't listened to our podcasts yet!


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Topics: Heartworm, Parasites, Heartworm Preventatives, Parasite Preventatives, Dog Tips, Cat Tips, Giardia, Intestinal Worms, Mosquitos, Pet Travel Safety

Fleas, and ticks, and mange — oh my: Paws & Play with Dr. J Episode 3

Posted by Mia Horberg on May 14, 2018 7:44:53 PM

We are totally buggin' out on today's episode! In keeping with our theme of unappetizing subjects, Dr. J and Mia discuss fleas, ticks, and answer a listener question about sarcoptic mange.

We go into different types of preventatives and treatment options, and also include a warning for all of the pet parents with both dogs and cats at home.

And since they are plentiful, we'll be exploring other parasites in a follow-up to this episode.

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Topics: fleas in home, Parasites, Parasite Preventatives, Dog Tips, Cat Tips, Mites, flea preventatives, Ticks, Sarcoptic Mange

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Every other week, Dr. Jason Nicholas (Dr. J), and his co-host Mia, will bring you preventive health and safety information for your cats and dogs. Dr. J started Preventive Vet in response to the many heartbreaking, and preventable cases he saw in the veterinary emergency room, and in his general practice work. Mia is an animal lover, with two fur babies of her own, and will be doing her best to represent the listeners, and get as much info out of Dr. J as she can.

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