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Tips to Facilitate Effective Weight-Loss ConversationsWeight-loss programs that focus on traditional caloric restriction and physical activity may not be appropriate or successful for all families. Incorporating strategies that enhance and support the family-pet relationship can help you create a customized—and successful—plan.
Salem, Ore., tops the list for heartworms in May
May 17, 2019Salem, Ore., is the number one city for heartworms in May, according to Companion Animal Parasite Council’s (CAPC’s) top 10 list. The list reflects positive heartworm test results from the last 30 to 45 days. The following are the U.S. cities with the highest percentage increase in positive heartworm tests for May: 1) Salem, Ore. 2) Dover, Del. 3) Charleston, W. Va. 4) Norfolk, Va. 5) Amarillo, Tex. …
Overland Park, Kans, tops list of heartworm cities for March
April 17, 2019According to Companion Animal Parasite Council’s (CAPC’s) top 10 list, Overland Park, Kans, was the number one city for heartworms in March. CAPC says annual testing is more important than ever to ensure dogs and cats are protected no matter where they live or travel. It also recommends year-round heartworm protection. “It takes just one heartworm-infected dog in an area to become a reservoir of infection, increasing the number of infected mosquitoes and ultimately …