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New Dangers Revealed from Tick Exposure

Posted 03.27.19 by Maddy Haddock, DVM

If you have been paying attention the past couple of years, you have probably noticed a disturbing trend in a health topic concerning both humans and animals. Tick-borne diseases are on the rise. Both the number of diseases transmitted as well as the geographic range of ticks have increased exponentially. We have known about diseases such as lyme, anaplasmosis, babesiosis,...Read More

Parasite Prevention Options at TPH

Posted 08.26.15 by Emily Lindsey

The doctors and staff at The Pet Hospitals are always encouraging heart worm, flea, and tick prevention for all pets. However, it is hard to know the differences between all of the prevention options without further explanation. Hopefully this will answer some questions and help you make an informed decision for your pet! Heartworm, Flea, and Tick Prevention Options: Medication Protect...Read More

What You Need to Know about Ticks! – Memphis Pet Health

Posted 05.02.14 by Kim Swift

Ticks are skin parasites that, if allowed to, will feed on the blood of your pet.  The bite itself is not usually painful, but the parasite can transmit diseases and cause tick paralysis, which is why tick control is so important. Ticks are more active in the spring and summer, but are present all year long.   If your pet goes...Read More

Your Heartworm Questions Answered

Posted 11.07.12 by Katie Wooden, DVM

Welcome to The Pet Hospitals’ blog! We hope that this blog will give you some helpful information, as well as insight in to what we do as veterinarians every day.  We will be sharing some of our cases and discussing general topics as well, so stay tuned! Very frequently, my clients ask me, “What do I need to do to...Read More

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