Flea & Tick Survival Guide
Just the word “flea” can make us itchy, and it’s no wonder. One flea can rapidly turn into an infestation of fleas that lay innumerable little flea eggs on dogs and cats.
Catching fleas early is essential for controlling a flea outbreak. To get a flea infestation under control, it is important to fight…Read More
Reviewed and updated for accuracy on June 7, 2019 by Dr. Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD
Ah, the joys of the outdoors. Swimming, hiking and going to the park—all reasons to look forward to going outside. But fleas? Not so much.
Not only are these blood-sucking parasites…Read More
Updated on March 1, 2019
Flea allergy dermatitis (flea allergies in dogs) is the most common skin disease in pets. And although flea allergies in dogs usually develops when dogs are young (less than 1 and up to 5 years of age), a dog flea allergy can begin at any age. It is the saliva from flea bites on dogs that is actually believed to be the cause of the allergy or sensitivity.… Read More
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By Dr. Sarah Wooten
Fleas and ticks got you down? Can’t seem to keep them off your pets or out of your home? How about some free veterinary advice on what really works to eradicate fleas and ticks for good?
Here my top five recommendations on how to win the fight against fleas and ticks.