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Mosquitoes & your Four Legged Friends

January 22, 2016

Just like with humans, a mosquito bite for a dog or cat can be itchy and potentially dangerous. Did you know mosquitoes, fleas and ticks can cause all of the following in dogs & cats? Allergies Tapeworms Heartworms Rocky Mountain spotted fever Skin infections Lyme Tick paralysis Ehrlichia Unfortunately, yards treated with DEET, permethrin and other […]

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10 Ways to Soothe an Itchy Mosquito Bite

January 22, 2016

Mosquito Bites. We avoid them at all costs but when they do happen they itch…and itch…and itch until you just can’t take it anymore! Scratching that itch may feel soothing for a moment but it actually releases more histamines in the body which make the bite itch more! So how can you stop the itching […]

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Don’t wait until you get bitten!

November 30, 2015

In most parts of the country the mosquito season is here. Here are a few basic tips to get rid of those pesky and sometimes dangerous little critters; Reduce breeding areas by eliminating standing water.  Mosquitoes need only a few days and a few ounces of water to breed, for example: flower pot trays, bird […]

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Pyrethrins – good or bad, OR DEADLY?

November 30, 2015

Pyrethrins are made from the seed casings of chrysanthemums that contain the natural organic compound pyrethrin, which are included in over 3,500 registered products, many of which are used widely in and around households, including on pets, and for mosquito control. Although the compound is supposed to be relatively safe for humans and pets, there […]

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