MASNAWe are proud to again partner with the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) for the 2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships.

There are two scholarships available:

  • One $4,000 scholarship for a college undergraduate student
  • One $4,000 scholarship for a college graduate student

The 2017-2018 MASNA Student Scholarships are sponsored by Drs. Foster and Smith LiveAquaria.com, EcoTech Marine and Two Little Fishies. read full post

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How you do remember to give your dog his monthly heartworm pill? If you don’t have a good method, get one! Remembering to give your pet his heartworm pill is too important to not be on the ball with this one. Prevention is easy…treatment is not.

In a nutshell, a dog can get heartworm disease if bitten by an infected mosquito, and it effects the heart and lungs of a dog. At first, there are often no visible symptoms of heartworm disease in dogs. Prevention is simple: a veterinarian does a blood test to confirm that the parasite is not present in your pet, and a prescription is then written for a heartworm preventive.
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by DFS-Pet-Blog April 1, 2017

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29 Ways to Spoil Your Pet

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Before you let your puppy begin to enjoy the outdoors, anticipate potential dangers and prevent your puppy from going into places that are off-limits.

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How to Puppy Proof Your House

by DFS-Pet-Blog December 11, 2015

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Could Your Pet Have High Blood Pressure?

by DFS-Pet-Blog November 8, 2015

Would it surprise you to learn that blood pressure can be checked in cats and dogs, too? Actually, a blood pressure reading can be an important part of monitoring your pet’s overall health.

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