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March 2015

30/03/2015

Horses: Understanding Wormers and How to Treat Them

If you are a horse owner, you will have heard about the dangers of parasitic worms.  However, if you don’t have a basic understanding of parasitic worms and how to treat them, it can be difficult to understand the full impact a worm infestation can have on your horse. To help you achieve a better understanding, we’ve answered common questions below. What are parasitic worms? A parasitic worm is a worm classified as a parasite. (A parasite is a disease-causing organism that lives on or in an animal and derives its nourishment... Read More

06/03/2015
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How to Treat Your Dog for Fleas and Ticks

Imagine having fleas and ticks rummaging around in your hair or over your skin. Not a nice thought, is it? It’s a very real problem for dogs, and the only thing they can do to combat it is to scratch and chew at themselves, which can lead to all kinds of health implications. It’s therefore up to us to treat them as best we can to reduce the chances of them getting fleas and ticks. Let’s take a look at each in turn… Fleas on dogs There are over 2,000... Read More