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How to check for ticks this summer

With summer in full swing it’s more than likely you’ll be enjoying outdoor adventures. But with the great outdoors comes the possibility of not so great ticks. These are tiny creatures found in woodland, moorland, grassland and parks. Young ticks can be as small as a poppy seed, whilst older ticks look like a tiny […]

Pet Care

Summer Fun with Your Furry Friends!

As the weather continue to get nicer this summer, you may find yourself wanting to be outside as much as possible with your pets. But excessive heat can cause serious problems for our four-legged counterparts. Luckily, there are quite a few ways to have fun, and stay cool. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) […]

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How Not to Get Bitten by Ticks This Summer

The last thing you want to bring home from a long hike or a quick dog walk is a case of Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, or even a single one of the ticks that carry these (and more) diseases. But to protect yourself properly, you’ve got to get the right product. “Many people […]

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With Summer Here, Check for Signs of Skin Cancer

SATURDAY, June 30, 2018 — During the summer when people trade in their jackets and jeans for flip flops and bathing suits, more skin is exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays. Dr. Katherine Gordon, assistant professor of dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, said summer is the perfect time for people to […]