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Flea and Tick Solutions

Battling fleas can be hard. Finding a solution doesn't have to be...

With so many flea and tick treatments available, finding the right one can be a daunting task. Before you make a decision, consider you’re the specific needs of your pet. By reviewing the flea and tick treatments available, you can choose a solution that meets your needs.

Dog Flea and Tick Spot-on Treatments

Just the FAQ's

  • Spot-on Flea treatments are often applied monthly

  • Waterproof options are available

  • In addition to fleas, many brands protect against other parasites including ticks, mosquitoes, biting flies and lice.

  • Some flea & tick spot-on solutions stop the flea growth cycle, preventing eggs, pupa and larva from maturing

  • Spot-on treatments come in liquid form

  • Some brands are safe for use on puppies as young as 7-8 weeks old

  • Applied at the base of the neck between the shoulder blades



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Fleas
Kills
Ticks
Kills
Mosquitoes
Kills Lice/Biting Flies Stops Fleas
at all Stages
Advantage
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Bio-Spot
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Frontline Plus
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K9 Advantix II
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Sentry Natural Defense
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Spectra Sure IGR
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FiproGuard
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Flea Shampoos

Just the FAQs

  • Select flea shampoos can help soothe itchy or irritated skin

  • Flea shampoos are applied to your pets entire body

  • Pesticide-free free shampoos or shampoos that use natural ingredients to fight fleas are available

  • Several flea shampoos can be applied more than once a month

  • Shampoos can eliminate adult fleas as well as other pests including ticks, lice, and mites

  • Using a flea shampoo you can evaluate the severity of a flea problem based on the number of dead fleas found during bath time

  • Use a flea comb during shampooing to maximize flea removal.

Home and Yard Flea Treatments

Just the FAQs

  • Treating your yard can help reduce the risk of flea and tick infestation.

  • While treating your yard, focus on areas around a doghouse or kennel, around and under decks, along fences, and close to the house foundation

  • Flea eggs often fall into carpeting and furtniture. Indoor premise sprays can eliminate or reduce the risk of re-infestation.

  • When choosing an indoor premise spray look for formulas containing adulticides (for adult fleas) as well as IGRs or insect growth regulators to stop eggs, pupa and larva from maturing.

* The statements above contain general information regarding flea and tick treatment solutions. To maintain the safety and health of your pet, always read and follow the directions specific to your flea and tick product of choice.


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