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Cytopoint Injection vs. Apoquel: What’s the Best Treatment for Allergies in Pets?

Itchy dogs and cats are on the rise, but so are treatment options. According to current statistics from the American Veterinary Medical Association, pet allergies, like human allergies, have been on the rise. This means that more of our furry loved ones are doing a lot of excessive scratching— a common sign that an

Are Seresto Collars Safe For Your Pets?

An article came out in USA Today on March 3, 2021 that raised many pet owner’s concerns about the safety of Seresto flea and tick preventative collars. In an effort to keep our Harmony family informed, we are sharing the article link, as well as, addressing the issues it presented. While the information in the article

8 Facts About Flea and Tick Prevention at Home

As the weather heats up, we become more aware of fleas and ticks. Most of us know how important it is to protect ourselves and our furry friends from these dastardly devils, but here are 8 facts about parasites you might not be aware of. Fact #1: Fleas and Ticks Spread Disease Fleas and ticks

How to Keep Fleas and Ticks Off Your Pet – and Why You Should

Fleas and ticks are more than just an itchy nuisance. Left untreated, these pests can actually make your pet sick and even endanger his life. For example, fleas can cause anemia and tapeworms, as well as flea allergy dermatitis, a serious skin condition that leads to severe itching and scratching, hair loss and potential infections.

Heartworms in Dogs and Cats

Heartworm is a parasite that all dog and cat owners have to be concerned about. Heartworm infections and heartworm disease are endemic amongst dogs in North Carolina, meaning that they are a widespread and ongoing health concern. Though cats are infected less often than dogs, when they are infected it is most often fatal, so