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INTRODUCING THE SCRATCH ‘N’ SNIFF BREATH TEST FOR PETS

There is something stinky on veterinary office counters across the country. Scratch ‘n’ Sniff cards are popping up in animal health clinics everywhere, but not with the pleasant aroma you would typically expect. When you scratch ‘n’ sniff these cards you get a whiff of what your pet’s mouth shouldn’t smell like. The cards are a part of the Virbac Beware of Dog Breath program which aims to raise awareness with pet owners about the importance of pet dental health.

QUESTIONS LEAD TO BETTER ANSWERS FOR PETS – December 2010

Do Mosquitoes Hibernate In The Winter?

If harsh winter winds are nipping at your heels, at least the mosquitoes aren’t biting. That’s because mosquitoes are cold-blooded insects, and unable to regulate their body temperature so it fluctuates with their surroundings. Mosquitoes thrive at 80o F, slow down at 60o F, and stop moving at 50o F. However, that doesn’t mean your mosquito troubles are over. In fact, there are good reasons why the American Heartworm Society recommends year-round heartworm prevention for dogs.

VIRBAC U.S. INITIATES VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SOLOXINE® (LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM) THYROID SUPPLIMENT

Virbac U.S. announced it is conducting a voluntary product recall on four lots of SOLOXINE® (levothyroxine sodium) Thyroid Supplement due to low potency.

BEWARE OF DOG BREATH, IT’S MORE SERIOUS THAN YOU THINK

FORT WORTH, Texas — Dog breath is not only common, now pet owners are even using Twitter to light-heartedly let the world know about their smelly encounters. “I’m being suffocated by an atmosphere of canine stinky breath! Doggy Mommy DOES.NOT.FEEL.THE.LOVE,” tweeted @StateOfGrace121. DamePaysos mentions it on one of his trending lists, “#AwkwardMoment#53 wake up wit ma dog n ma face his breath smells like tuna :-$.”

VIRBAC C.E.T.® UNIVERSITY ADDS SECOND DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY COURSE

FORT WORTH, Texas —Virbac Animal Health has added its ninth online C.E.T.®  University chapter, Dental Radiography II, a more in-depth look at dental radiography.

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