The Pet Factor
News on pet health, wellness, and the latest in Veterinary Medicine.

S1E7 - 007 External Parasite Prevention

We discuss flea and tick prevention, how to avoid dog bites with children, our case of the week and Tech Tips on how to keep your dog from chewing up your home.

2 years ago

Episode Notes

In this weeks podcast, we talk about the what and when of external parasite prevention, primarily, fleas and ticks. In pet health news, we have two interesting medical cases, tips on preventing dog bites in children, and progress by University of Pennsylvania vets in developing a gene therapy for genetic night blindness in dogs. Our case of the week is Zamboni, a cat with sudden vision loss, and on Tech Tips we help dog owners deal with pets who like to chew things they shouldn't.

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The Pet Factor is here to help you understand your pet's health needs. From preventative care to dealing with chronic illnesses, we present information on why veterinarians recommend wellness care for your pet, how we diagnose and treat sick animals, and tips to keep your pets from developing common problems. We also showcase new products available to your veterinarian and news regarding pet health.