Controlling Storage Mite Exposure

Controlling Storage Mite Exposure

See full article at: heska.com/allercept – Click Here Tyrophagus putrescentiae is a common grain storage mite often referred to as the mold mite. It usually goes unnoticed except when it becomes abundant. Storage mites develop in environments where there is moisture...
Controlling Exposure to Pollens

Controlling Exposure to Pollens

See full article at: heska.com/allercept – Click Here Pollen allergies are generally caused by pollens carried by outside air currents. Pollens dispersed by air may travel for great distances. For example, ragweed pollen has been collected as far as 400 miles out to...
Common Fungi/Molds

Common Fungi/Molds

See full article at: heska.com/allercept – Click Here Fungi are saprophytic and parasitic plants found both indoors and outdoors in moist organic materials. Fungi include mold spores and their vegetative forms, mildews, rusts, smuts, mushrooms, toadstools, yeast and...
Controlling House Dust Mite Exposure

Controlling House Dust Mite Exposure

See full article at: heska.com/allercept – Click Here House dust mites (Dermatophagoides sp) exist throughout our environment. They are not a parasite and do not bite. They can be a major and common contributor to allergies in animals as well as humans. Approximately...
Pet Obesity

Pet Obesity

Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder affecting pets today. It is estimated that 25% of cats and dogs seen by veterinarians are obese. The most common causes of obesity are over-consumption of calories and lack of adequate exercise, but it’s important to...
Leptospirosis Is On the Rise in Our Area

Leptospirosis Is On the Rise in Our Area

By Anna Garner Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that can be contracted by both animals and humans. There are 8 strains that can infect dogs and cats. The multiple strains produce different levels of disease depending on the animals they infect. Lepto is much...