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Protection and Avoidance of Black Flies and Ticks

Protection and Avoidance of Black Flies and Ticks

Black flies are known to be prevalent from mid-May to approximately the end of June. (cold and wet can keep them here longer) Ticks, can be found in many wooded areas and are most active from approximately April to November. Here are some suggestions to help you protect yourself and avoid unwanted bites this year!

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With spring flowers comes pollen and allergies. Chilli Pepper our Kingston canine rescue suffers from atopic dermatitis. A chronic itchy skin disease associated with environmental allergies. If your pet suffers from itchy skin and ear infections it may be the result of atopy or food allergies. A blood test can determine if your pet is

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The invasion of the grackles into our garden is the true herald of spring.  Plump robins abound to Amigo Habernero’s delight.  His specialty was pelican chasing on the beaches of Cuba.  Now gulls and robins keep his greyhound figure trim.  Our neighbor was reminiscing his finding Amigo barking on our garage roof.  This Cuban athlete should have played in the

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Protection and Avoidance of Black Flies and Ticks

Black flies are known to be prevalent from mid-May to approximately the end of June. (cold and wet can keep them here longer) Ticks, can be found in many wooded areas and are most active from approximately April to November.  Here are some suggestions to help you protect yourself and avoid unwanted bites this year!

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Spring is accompanied by the resurgence of life.  The chirping robins herald the arrival of longer days and warmer weather.  Spinnaker our King Charles rescue has taken an oath of fitness.  Unfortunately running around the kitchen after food doesn’t fit the bill.  These spaniels were the favourites of royalty and I could see Spinny as an official food

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Here’s to the return of spring and snowdrops.  Three weeks ago I found a struggling toad crossing the driveway.  Christi took him indoors to warm him up while I dug a deep hole in the garden.  As I placed him in the ground I gave him a stern lecture and told him in no uncertain

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As we sat outdoors, a large flock of good old Canada Geese flew overhead so high that they almost blocked the sun.  I could swear that five minutes passed before we were bombarded by goose poop – not exactly the raindrops from heaven our garden called for! Last weekend it was ‘abandon your nest’ day

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