Flea & Tick
Everything you need to know about fleas and ticks on dogs and cats.
Caring for Your Pet
When to Start Flea and Tick Prevention for Puppies
Amanda Simonson, DVM
Why Flea and Tick Prevention Is ImportantFleas and ticks are external parasites that cause multiple problems and diseases in both pets and people. The US Centers for Disease Control and many state public health departments maintain detailed tracking information on these pests. All 50 states have reported the presence of fleas and ticks. Ticks Ticks can transmit many diseases,...