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U of I Springfield Mandates End to TNRV Community Cat Program

TNR works

Remembering Dr. Donna Alexander on WGN Radio

Dr. A

Longhorned Ticks: An Unwanted Import from Asia

Threat of longhorned ticks

Dr. Shelly Rubin on Mosquitoes, Heartworm and More on WGN Radio

Dr. Rubin in the new WGN studios

Cook County Low Cost Rabies and Low Cost Microchip Clinics

Dr. Donna Alexander on Cook County low cost vaccine and low cost microchip clinics

Why Does My Dog Scratch So Much?

Those darn fleas

CDC Wakes Up: Illnesses from Mosquitoes, Ticks and Fleas on the Rise

Tick, mosquito and flea illnesses all on the rise - in people and in pets, and both dogs and cats too

Parasitologist On Double Defense to Prevent Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm is spread by mosquitoes - some now have a resistance to traditional preventives

Exotic Tick Species Found in US

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Contributed art of East Asian Tick

Tick Disease Protection

Tick disease prevention is important

Ticks Infect Dogs with Lyme Most in the Fall

Dogs are most susceptible to Lyme in the fall

Indoor Cats Get Fleas Too

Cat expert Steve Dale talks with veterinary dermatologist Dr. Eva Schmidt about fleas and cats