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Brush Up on Oral Hygiene for Your Pet

It is not just what a your dog or cat puts inside his or her mouth that can make a difference in comfort and health, but the way you take care of your pets’ teeth, gums and more. Oral hygiene, this oft-overlooked component of pet care, can mean the difference between a happy, healthy pet and one that may be suffering in silence.

The Hive Life. Exactly What Mite be the Problem?

It has been a busy couple of weeks in my apiaries as I have been catering to the needs of several newly established colonies, transferring nucleus colonies to full hives, feeding and pulling honey for extraction.  However, my most important task in late July was to monitor and treat for the most devastating threat to honeybees: Varroa destuctor, the varroa mite.