EPA Cautions Pet Owners Using Spot-on Products to Kill Fleas and Ticks
If you have a large dog, chances are your pet won't have a problem with flea and tick products. It seems small dogs have more adverse reactions, and cats exposed to come dog products is "a concern." The EPA recommends pet owners follow directions carefully ...
TAKING THE BITE OUT OF FLEAS AND TICKS
Fleas are truly devoted to their work. In one day, a single flea can bite your cat or dog more than 400 times ... they can be dangerous. They can cause flea allergy dermatitis—an allergic reaction to proteins in flea saliva. A pet's constant scratching ...
New beef-flavored chew from Merial kills fleas, ticks
Afoxolaner is approved to prevent flea infestations by killing ... dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), the leading transmitter of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Research on how the drug affects other tick species has been submitted to the U.S. Food and ...
Cats and Fleas: Which Repellents are Safe?
Fleas can’t swim and hot water will kill them ... Dip the comb in water after every stroke to drown any fleas you comb out.
Natural ways to prevent fleas
Both flea ointments and flea collars are laden with chemicals -- they're designed to kill fleas, after all. When our dogs get fleas, we'll do just about anything to get rid of them ... reactions are also possible. Some signs to watch for in your pets ...