NexGard, first of its kind, is an oral flea and tick preventative that effectively kills fleas and 3 types of ticks (the American dog tick, the black-legged tick, and the Lone Star tick), and it’s a great alternative to other flea and tick preventatives like topicals and collars.
All too often, a pet owner will come in and share their experience in which he or she regularly applies topical flea prevention, yet is frustrated that after several treatments they are still seeing fleas. There are several plausible explanations for persistent flea infestations which may have nothing to do with lack of efficacy of these products. Apply flea medication properly for maximum effectiveness First, I ensure the pet owner […]
Choosing a safe and effective flea and tick preventative can be a challenge. We, as pet parents, need to protect our pets from these pests and the diseases they carry. We must also consider how the chemicals used in flea and tick treatments may affect our pets and other members of our families. Flea collars and topical flea treatments may be effective forms of flea control, but they also expose […]
Does your dog love road trips? Most dogs are ready to jump in the backseat at a moment’s notice, hoping for a walk in the park or a day at the beach. But loose hair, dander, and claws scratching your car’s upholstery may make you think twice about inviting your dog for a drive. Plus, taking your dog out for a hike in the woods or stroll through the grass […]
Does your cat have a flea problem? It may be difficult to tell. Most cats self-groom often, so it’s not unusual to see them lick and chew a little at their fur when preening. Since many cats have fluffy or fuzzy fur, finding fleas and ticks on felines can be challenging. But the truth is, those little pests can bring big problems. Keep your cat protected against the creepy crawlies […]