Dog Getting Flea Prevention Medicine

Parasites 3: More On Fleas And Ticks

Fleas and ticks are external parasites that cause annoyance and health problems on your pets. The following are two questions answered about fleas and ticks. How Can I Keep My Dogs Free Of These Parasites? Flea control products such as Prevention and Frontline works very well for most pets. In areas of heavy parasite concentration,…

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Dog Walk in the Woods

Parasites 2: More Questions About Fleas and Ticks

Do Different Parasites Prefer Certain Host Animals? Yes, there are fleas that prefer cats and those that would rather have their meal on dogs. However, while some fleas do exhibit certain preferences, they are not usually host-specific. That is, in the absence of the preferred host, the flea will attack a less desirable host such…

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Dog Scratching Fleas

Parasites 1: Those Annoying Fleas Are Back!

It’s the same sad song each year: “My dog has fleas and they are out of control”! Every time warm weather approaches, veterinarians across the country will once again be overflowed with complaints and questions from worried dog and cat owners who are waging the recurrent battle against external parasites, particularly fleas and ticks. The…

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Putting Flea Repellant on Dog

How To Prevent Flea Infestations Now & Forever

Fleas are very stubborn creatures. They linger, multiply in large numbers, and eliminating them completely can take a very long time. Therefore, I believe that the easiest approach to get rid of an infestation of fleas is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Below are three ways to keep fleas from invading…

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Heartworms are Transmiited by Mosquitos

Preventative Measures Against Heartworms in Dogs

Heartworms, which are considered to be internal parasites, can be more disastrous to your dog’s health than outside parasites, such as ticks and fleas. This is especially true for young puppies who are more susceptible to negative health conditions. A puppy’s physical developing process can be interrupted from heartworms. And important nutrients from the food…

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Tick on Dog's Face

Keep Your Dog Healthy By Checking For Ticks

Ticks are nasty little bloodsuckers (literally) that are commonly found living and eating on the outside of your dog’s body. These creatures are responsible for carrying highly infectious diseases, especially throughout the United States. Some of these diseases are not just limited to being spread from dog to dog. They can also infect people. Some…

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