Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

Splitting Vials: Risk Minimising

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Many pet owners, jack of extortative pricing,  are defying the recommendations of drug manufacturers and vets, and  working-out ways to economise.  When tick season arrives and monthly… Read more

Google-mapping infectious diseases

Monday, March 1st, 2010

When making educated decisions on the need for vaccination, pet owners are often keen to hear of disease occurrence. Traditionally, without centralised monitoring of diseases, like those recorded… Read more

Tick prevention: cost versus benefit

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Desperate in our search for status on a global stage, we Australians love punching above our weight in sport, and take pride in our lethal fauna. Snakes, sharks and crocodiles are the obvious ones… Read more

Seasonality of Tick Paralysis in Byron Bay

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

If you were surprised when your dog was struck down by tick paralysis last spring, think again.  Just like many insects, the life cycle of the paralysis tick is closely tied to the seasons. Cued by… Read more