The 5 steps to eradicating fleas

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Even indoor cats can get fleas

My brother lives on the 12th floor of a high-rise in Miami.  His cat “Vivi” has been living there with him for the past seven years, and that cat doesn’t leave the apartment other than for yearly veterinary exams. Vivi goes in a carrier and comes back in a carrier, and she has never been allowed to roam around outdoors or with other pets. A few weeks ago I got the following recorded message: “Vivi has fleas, and the apartment is full of them! I can’t believe it and don’t understand where she could have picked them up. Please call me back, I really need help with this.” Read More »

Daisy reflects on National Pet Memorial Day

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Yesterday was National Pet Memorial Day

Today I am feeling a little bit melancholy. That’s because yesterday was National Pet Memorial Day, which is observed on the second Sunday of September. This is a special day to honor and remember all the wonderful cats and dogs who came before. Read More »

Teddy Bear Day is not for Daisy

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You might or might not be wondering why I am posing next to this toy. I’ll tell you the reason: tomorrow is Teddy Bear Day. Teddy bears are cute and cuddly, but they’re not all THAT great. I’ll tell you why… Read More »

A Labor Day misunderstanding

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Daisy plans to sleep in on Labor Day

Harley is confused about the meaning of Labor Day Read More »

Win 1 of 4 Pet Therapeutics Comfort Pads

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Looking for a new way to keep your pet comfortable? Pet Therapeutics is an innovative line of comfort pads to provide soothing relief through the use of orthopedic foam, magnet therapy, and cooling or warmth technology. Each comfort pad can be used on its own, making it perfect for traveling, or they can be used on a sofa or crate for additional support and comfort.
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Harley’s thoughts on male vs. female cats

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Testing, testing, testing, one-two-three, is this thing ON? I know you were probably expecting Daisy, but I can be a good spokescat, too. MALE cats such as myself are pretty awesome if I do say so myself. In fact, let’s talk about male cats vs. female cats. Read More »

Let’s hear it for ear cleanliness!

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Ohai everybuddy! It’s me, Daisy. You might have noticed that I have big ol’ ears. But did you also notice how clean my ears are? I’m very proud of my ear hygiene. Read More »

Daisy reminds everyone to “Check the Chip”

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I have my lab coat on today because we need to talk about something very important. August 15th is Check the Chip Day! Read More »

Bravecto – 12 weeks of flea & tick control in a single chew

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Bravecto keeps your dog free of fleas and ticks for 12 weeks

When it comes to protecting your dog against fleas and ticks you’re probably familiar with popular topicals, collars, and even new monthly oral flea treatments. As your trusted pet pharmacy we’re pleased to introduce Bravecto, the latest in flea and tick control for dogs. One chew controls fleas and ticks for 3 times as long as traditional doses, lasting 12 weeks when compared to the typical 4 week effectiveness of most topicals and oral flea treatments.

Bravecto for Dogs

How else does Bravecto stack up against the competition?

  • There’s no need to separate pets after giving your dog Bravecto
  • Bravecto starts to work within 2 hours to kill fleas and treat and control ticks
  • It’s effective against 4 tick species (black-legged tick, American dog tick, brown dog tick, and lone star tick)

Interested in switching your dog’s flea prevention? Ask your veterinarian how Bravecto can help keep your dog safe from fleas and ticks with the easy-to-give Bravecto chew.

If you have any questions about this product or any others carried by 1-800-PetMeds, leave us a comment below or feel free to message us on Twitter or Facebook.

How NOT to celebrate National Work Like a Dog Day

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I know, you probably think I have a glamorous life wearing beautiful fashions and lounging around the house, but actually I work very hard. See, I’m in the middle if a big WORK project right now. You might even say that I work like a dog! Since tomorrow is National Work Like a Dog Day, let’s see how much work Harley does. Read More »