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Archive for the ‘Product Information’ Category

Flea & Tick Options

Friday, March 1st, 2019

When it comes to flea & tick preventives for dogs you have many options. How do you know which is the right option for your dog? At Bemidji Veterinary Hospital, we believe in medicine that is tailored to your pet’s specific needs. Our trained staff can answer your questions and help you choose the right product. Here is an overview of the products we carry. (more…)

Oral Flea & Tick Preventive Adverse Reactions

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Some of you may have seen the recent video circulating on Facebook about the isoxazoline class of parasiticide used in oral flea & tick preventives such as Bravecto, Nexgard, Simparica, and Credelio. Social media can be a powerful communication tool. We all know that not all the information shared is completely true. The facts can be wrongly interpreted or distorted to sway the opinion of the reader. We understand the concerns, but before rushing to judgement we ask that you do your research and discuss it with trusted professionals. For your convenience, we have gathered information to share with you from Merck Animal Health (the maker of Bravecto) and the Food & Drug Administration. (more…)

Pet Insurance

Friday, August 12th, 2016

August is National Pet Health Insurance Month. Pet Insurance is one of the fastest growing insurance products in the United States. It is more widely used in Europe with over a quarter of cats and dogs covered. The US is starting to catch on more, but only has approximately 1% of pets insured.  (more…)

Flea/Tick & Heartworm Preventive Options

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

When it comes to flea & tick or heartworm preventives for dogs, there are many options. (more…)

Strange Findings in Dog Food

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

You may have heard in the media recently reports on strange fibers being found in dog food. (more…)

Fleas

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Fleas are a troublesome problem to deal with. Optimum temperatures for the flea’s life cycle are 65 °F to 85 °F and optimum humidity is 70-85%. This means during these hot summer days we notice an increase in phone calls from clients with flea questions.  (more…)

Thunderstorms

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Many pets can be fearful of loud noises such as thunder. (more…)

Fireworks

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Happy Fourth of July! (more…)

Over the Counter Flea & Tick Topicals

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

We’ve discussed ticks and the diseases they transmit in a previous blog, but did you know using the wrong flea & tick topical can be just as dangerous? (more…)

Heartworm Season

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Heartworm season is almost upon us here in Northern Minnesota. Heartworm disease is a serious problem which can be fatal, but is easily prevented. (more…)