What to do if your pet has a tick:

Ticks are a relatively common parasite in our area.  At times, they are a VERY common cause of concern (or even panic!) amongst pet owners.  If you have found a tick on your pet, here are some “Do’s and Don’ts” of removing the tick. Do: Part the fur so you can see where the tick…

Fleas and Ticks in the Winter: Frozen or Flourishing?

  Fleas and Ticks in the Winter: Frozen or Flourishing? After the first frost of the season, it may be tempting to skip Fluffy’s dose of flea and tick prevention, but contrary to popular belief, fleas and ticks can still be a threat in the winter.   Although near-freezing temperatures will kill adult fleas living…