Pets

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Announces Prescribed Fire Awareness Week

January 25, 2012
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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam  has announced today the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Florida Forest Service will actively promote and encourage the use of prescribed fires in recognition of Prescribed Fire Awareness Week to run through Saturday. “Prescribed burning is the most effective way to minimize the risk of...

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Florida’s Tropical Fish Business May Go Cold With Temperature Drop

January 7, 2012
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Florida’s Tropical Fish Business May Go Cold With Temperature Drop

The ongoing cold snap not only is frustrating to beachgoers and theme park patrons, it also is putting unwanted stress on Florida’s tropical fish business. Popular breeds such as platies, mollies and guppies that are raised in outdoor ponds do not respond well to sudden drops in the temperature and become vulnerable to sickness...

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CtMobileVet: Dr. Saria’s Advice On Heartworm, Flea And Tick Medication

June 17, 2011
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CtMobileVet: Dr. Saria’s Advice On Heartworm, Flea And Tick Medication

I am often asked about heartworm and flea, tick and mosquito medications, and despite careful explaining, I am surprised how many people still get confused about their choices, so I thought I would summarize some of the more common products. Lets start with the understanding that these products are different. In general, flea and...

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CtMobileVet: On-Line Pharmacies May Not Be Selling Valid Pet Medication

CtMobileVet: On-Line Pharmacies May Not Be Selling Valid Pet Medication

“I can get that medication for $15 on the internet,” Mr. F announces. “Why are you charging me $32?” I sigh, knowing that this is going to be another long conversation that will fall on deaf ears. “Mr. F,” I reply, “I can not purchase the product direct from the manufacture for $15, so...

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