Month: June 2010

New Website: Drs4Pets

Melissa Brookshire, DVM, runs North River Enterprises and provides consulting services on pet food and animal health companies while balancing her life as a mom of two active boys. A graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Melissa owned and operated a multi-species veterinary hospital with her husband before starting her consulting … Continued

Real Simple’s Guide to Bugs

Real Simple recently wrote an article titled “Bug-Repelling Basics-Protect yourself with this guide to outsmarting the biggest buzz kills.” It highlighted important tips when it comes to pest control and reminded us that it’s important to understand your enemy. Take the time to learn about where bugs lurk, what they love, and how you can … Continued

In Case You Need Another Reason to Avoid Mosquitoes…

It’s well known that West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquitoes.  But now, thanks to our flying foe, a nearly forgotten illness has made its way back into the United States. U.S. cases of dengue fever are on the rise, reminding us again that mosquito bites are more than a nuisance – they can pass … Continued

Kicking off National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

Mosquitoes are not creatures most people are eager to celebrate, but the effective control of the biting insects is a cause for celebration.  For the past 14 years, the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has recognized National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, which is June 20-26 this year. As a pest that can carry harmful disease, … Continued

Save That Yard with Peter’s Landscaping Tips for Homeowners

Debug the Myths was back in the Tampa Bay area this week to save the yard of Donald Chatman. Mr. Chatman, a Wesley Chapel resident and former Marine, described his yard as “coyote ugly” when he entered pictures online for a chance to win a complete makeover. His “desperate” yard has since been transformed, thanks … Continued

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