Q. Is there a recommended treatment for the yard outside that will not harm the dog?

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A. It may be easier (and safer) to treat your dog. If your concern is fleas and ticks, there are topicals that you can use that are proven effective and safe. Frontline, K9 Advantix, Vectra 3D are just a few that are applied monthly. Newer oral meds can be given for flea control if you don't want to use a topical. Ask your vet about NexGard or Bravecto.

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