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Pet parent tips to prevent fleas and ticks

Warm, springtime weather is here, which means flea and tick season is upon us. Fleas and ticks pose a threat all year long, but spring calls for extra precaution and preventive measures. Fleas and ticks are tough little creatures known to be the most active in warmer months and regions. They enjoy hiding in the grass and attaching themselves to our four-legged friends as a way to stay warm and alive. Depending on where you live, your risk for fleas and ticks can range from a few months to the entire year. Here is a map to show you when your pet is most at risk: [caption id="attachment_39740" align="aligncenter" width="800"] (Photo by the American Kennel Club)[/caption]   In Tennessee, these pesky creatures can wreak havoc all year long, but peak season arrives as early as March. When they attach to your animal, they can transmit a number of diseases with them. This is why it’s important to protect your pet by warding off any fleas and ticks that might cross their path. We have a few tips to help you... Read More

Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County veterinarian appointed to Shelby County Board of Health

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Mar. 15, 2021 – The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County’s full-time, on-site shelter veterinarian, Mary... Read More

Adopting a cat with feline immunodeficiency virus

Seeing feline immunodeficiency virus or FIV on a cat’s adoption bio can be an immediate red flag for prospective pet... Read More

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