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Keeping Fleas, Ticks and...

For those of us with pets, we look forward to winter as a time of respite from the bugs that...

Keeping Fleas, Ticks and...

For those of us with pets, we look forward to winter as a time of respite from the bugs that...

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Some species of ticks can carry potentially fatal diseases that are transmitted when they bite...
 

Understanding the Flea Life Cycle

There are four stages in the life cycle of a flea: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Depending on the environmental temperature and humidity levels, the total life cycle will take anywhere from a couple weeks to many months.

Does My Dog Have Ticks?

Learning how to periodically check your dog for ticks and how to remove a dog tick is the first step to preventing lyme disease. Here's how to do both the right way.

Flea and Tick Season: What to Use When

Fido and Fluffy are scratching again, but you don’t have to douse your pet with poison nor do you have to apply flea and tick remedies when they are not needed. Here are some natural solutions to both repel and kill these pesky critters, along with a flea and tick map to guide you in knowing when to bring out the guns.

Flea Control and Flea Bite Allergies in Cats

Flea bite hypersensitivity or flea allergic dermatitis is very common in cats. In fact, it is the most common skin disease to be diagnosed in pets.

How to Apply Flea and Tick Medication to Your Pet

Learn how to properly apply topical flea and tick medication to your pet.

How Natural Flea and Tick Repellants Work

Herbs and essential oils have been used to repel insects since the dawn of man, merely upon the suggestion that they work. But how exactly do these natural compounds keep pesky critters off your pet?

Types of Flea and Tick Control Products

There are many options available for cat and dog owners to keep fleas and ticks at bay. Here are some the most common ones used today.

Does My Dog Have Fleas?

Fleas are very active insects, feeding on blood from dogs and people. They jump onto passing animals and burrow down into the fur to the skin, where they stay well hidden while biting and ingesting blood. This is irritating to the animal, and to humans as well, as the bites can be cause severe itching and inflammation.

Tick Paralysis in Cats

Tick paralysis, or tick-bite paralysis, is caused by a potent toxin that is released through the saliva of certain species of female tick and which is injected into the blood of a cat as the tick infests the cat's skin. The toxin directly affects the nervous system, leading to a group of nervous symptoms in the affected animal.

Safety Tips for Using Flea and Tick Treatment Products on Cats

An important part of basic health care for cats is providing preventive flea and tick product to avoid infestation. Using the proper application method is important.

Fleas on Cats and Kittens

Fleas are parasites that feed off the blood of your cat or kitten. Fleas are annoying for cats, plus they cause allergies, anemia, and tapeworms.

Flea Allergy Dermatitis in Dogs

Flea allergy dermatitis a big cause of itching in dogs. An infestation of fleas is not needed; it only takes one flea to start the itching and scratching.

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