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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Nov 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
This publication brings together leading parasitology and dermatology experts to examine the importance of a rapid kill time in flea control products.
Oct 25, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky. - 10/25/07 - The American Horse Council's National Issues Fall Forum will host a session on equine piroplasmosis (EP) and related issues, presented by Kent Fowler, DVM and chief of the Animal Health Branch at the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 08, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Austin, Texas - 10/8/07 - A $13-million price tag is attached to an effort to eradicate the incursion of tiny fever ticks into a once tick-free five-county Texas area along the Mexican border, says livestock officials.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Do you recommend year-round preventives to help control parasitic disease and increase client compliance?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
Given the number and kinds of effective de-wormers that are available, parasitologists often are asked why parasites continue to be prevalent and important disease agents of companion animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Manhattan, Kan. — Kansas State University's (KSU) veterinary college unveiled its Dryden-Merial Tick Research Center last month, a facility dedicated to disease-vector research relating to ticks that infest dogs and cats.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2007
Yes. But oddly enough, few pet owners take the right steps to protect their pets, their families, and themselves from infestations (see Figure 1)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Washington — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working to establish a voluntary trichinae-certification program for U.S. pork.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three separate veterinarian surveys challenge commonly held beliefs about the prevalence of heartworm and intestinal parasites. "These studies do demonstrate that heartworm and intestinal parasites are endemic throughout most of the United States, including regions where prevalence is historically thought to be low," reports Dr. David Stansfield, director of professional relations for Novartis Animal Health.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 01, 2007
Concerned about the threat of feline heartworm infection, team members at Valley Animal Hospital in Roanoke, Va., decided to launch a campaign to educate clients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2007
National Report — Parasites are on the move. Warmer winters, exploding wildlife populations and reforestation are all fueling the trend.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2007
"The biggest myth that we deal with is that most people believe their dog or cat got fleas from direct contact with another pet.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Las Vegas — A Web site created to support a public-relations campaign about heartworm was unveiled at the recently concluded Western Veterinary Conference.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Testing, treatment, and public health all play a part.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
To increase parasite prevention and control compliance, make sure the doctors are in agreement about the standards of care and team members know what to say to clients.