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Dog Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and ticks are external parasites that result in serious disease as well as extreme discomfort for your pet. These parasites are more prevalent during the warmer months, but ticks can survive cold temperatures and can remain active until December.

How can you tell if your dog has fleas & ticks?


If your dog is scratching excessively a visit to the veterinarian will help diagnose the source of the itch.

How do you prevent fleas & ticks in dogs?


Fleas and ticks are preventable using a monthly topical or chewable medication. Where we live we recommend monthly treatment from March to December.

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