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Based on your responses, learn more about the following types of pest prevention products that may be appropriate for your specific situation.


Spot-ons are insecticides that come in a small tube of liquid. The product is applied directly to the skin, usually over the shoulder blades or down the back.

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Oral flea and tick medications are pills or tablets that treat and prevent infestations.

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How to Remove a Tick From a Dog

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