Posts Tagged "ticks"


The Parasite Dilemma

The Parasite Dilemma


Posted By on May 14, 2020

I recently did a podcast on a topic that normally comes up this time of year – pests and parasites. I can’t remember how many posts I’ve done on this topic but I’m certain quite a few of them. Just look at the tags, categories and blog posts that are linked with this post to find more. I mentioned this topic again on a presentation on Your Pets’ Health I did for the Stream-A-Thon-for-Pets online event on...

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The Heartworm Scare

The Heartworm Scare


Posted By on Aug 22, 2014

The heartworm scare – we’ve all been there because they are scary. It is scary to know they can kill our dogs. Years ago when I worked in veterinary medicine as a tech, I saw many dogs have to be treated for heartworm which was rather awful as we used arsenic to kill the heartworms but it often killed the dog in the process. But the REAL scare is the lie that using these toxins is somehow prevention and safe. On our dog...

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Conventional pest control is a common practice among pet owners these days. After all, we’ve been taught to be afraid, be very afraid of the wicked diseases and pestilence they bring. Yes, I know about Lyme’s disease among other things and I am not discounting that but we have been looking at this all wrong thanks to modern scare tactics convincing us that the only solution is to poison the heck out of these pests and then...

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This is not going to be a lengthy post in spite of the heavy duty title listing all the toxins commonly known as vaccines, flea-tick pesticides and antibiotics – what people often want to think of as medicine but are anything but that in reality. I want to share some links I shared with a veterinarian friend of mine. He has not been in private practice for a very long time although he is still a working veterinarian. I am going...

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This is such an important topic but not one many people take seriously because they don’t seem to believe that it has much to do with their overall long-term health and certainly not their pets’ health either…but nothing could be further from the truth! Right now here in NM we are having a harsh drought with fires burning and high winds. Some days are so smoke-filled they appear hazy with smog. So in my home rather...

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