Keep refrigerated. Can be frozen and thawed for use as needed.
Ticks are everywhere, which means tick disease is everywhere. In fact, veterinary parasitologist Dr. Michael Dryden of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine calls tick disease an “epidemic.” Tick disease in dogs is a sentinel for people. If your veterinarians report Lyme (and other tick diseases) where you are, then those same diseases are occurring in people too. First step, TEST your dog for tick disease (there is an easy test for Lyme and various other diseases), then talk with your veterinarian about protection, which may include the vaccine for Lyme disease. Remember, if your dog is diagnosed with tick disease, it’s likely a person was on the other end of that leash. It might not be a bad idea to see your doctor, or for children to see a pediatrician.
If you have any questions or concerns, you should always visit or call your veterinarian — they are your best resource to ensure the health and well-being of your pets.
Hours of fun for the whole family… especially if you’re all cats. Regardless, it IS a fun craft project for the kids, and will keep your kitties entertained too!
These clients made a pig board and it was great for dealing with their pig!
The busiest shopping period of the year is here, and many of us will likely partake in some of the deals advertised during major shopping days like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Big box retail shops and e-commerce stores will have a flood of discounts for holiday shoppers who make purchases from their business on these days, but there’s another annual shopping tradition that I firmly believe in, and that’s Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday, celebrated on November 29, 2014 this year, is a day for us to celebrate and help support our small businesses statewide. This includes our locally owned and operated retail stores, the ‘Mom and Pop’ restaurant down the street and any other small shops in your area. As the regulator for several businesses and professions in Florida, I encourage everyone to take part in Small Business Saturday this year and give a fair chance to the local businesses in your area.
Following the Thanksgiving Holiday, Small Business Saturday is a day to shop small and support your neighborhood friends and families. By choosing to shop local on Small Business Saturday, you’re helping your community’s economy and supporting your neighbors’ hopes of achieving their version of the American Dream.
Ken Lawson, Secretary
Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Have questions about the Ebola virus and what it means for you and your dog? Click here to read the the PDF put out by the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.