Winter Flea Medication Use for Pets

Protect your pets from fleas year round

Not a Creature was Stirring Except for… Fleas?! Holiday Pet Tips and Advice

As a holiday gift each winter season, bees, mosquitoes, flies, and many other bugs disappear in colder parts of the country. Humans enjoy an extended period without stings, bites and buzzy irritations. Pets enjoy a break from having their noses converted into an insect meeting place. And yet, even when the mercury drops, one annoying pest neglects to share in gift giving by sticking around all year round: fleas.

While flea eggs generally don’t endure cold temperatures, their prognosis improves considerably in just the right (warm) conditions. And guess who happens to possess the perfect environment for fleas to survive even the coldest of winters? That’s right – Fido and Mittens, especially if they track fleas into the house at any point during the year.

In lieu of uninvited fleas crashing your holiday season, be sure to give your pets flea treatments this winter and all year round. Not only will your dog or cat stay happy, healthy and itch free, so will you and all the festive revelers who stop by your home for holiday cheer.

By the way, flea medications and heartworm preventatives make terrific stocking stuffers, alongside an abundance of pet toys and delectable treats, of course.

And as a special holiday giveaway, we are giving one lucky customer a one-year supply of our Flea 4x flea medication for dogs or Flea 3x for cats. Just leave a comment telling us what you do for your pet to keep them comfortable during the colder winter months, and one comment will be selected to receive a year’s supply of free flea medication.

Update: Congratulations to Kim (comment on 12/18/12 at 12:40 pm), the winner of our Flea4X giveaway! Kim, look for an email from us about your prize.

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75 Comments

  1. A healthy dog is a happy dog, which means no fleas. 1-800-PetMeds makes it affordable, which makes me happy too.

  2. Having a Poochon who’s terribly allergic to fleas has taught me NEVER to skip a treatment!

  3. Shadow is 14 and she just spends all of her time cuddling with one of us. Brody is a 2 year old Coonhound who thinks he’s a lapdog. He gets cold a lot but I am not really sure who is keeping who warm though.

  4. I make sure my pup wears a winter jacket when going outside. We take shorter walks but more of them to make sure she gets enough exercise but not too cold.

  5. Fewer baths….he doesn’t get as dirty in the winter because he’s not outside as much.

  6. We medicate our Kosmo year round!

  7. How come you didn’t include heartworm preventative in your winter ad? We still have mosquitos as of 12/18/12 in VA. You carry Advantage which has a heartworm preventative in Advocate. My 5 dogs thank you.

  8. MY BEAGLE CAPTAIN MORGAN OR MORGIE AS HE’S KNOWN TO ME USES FLEA 4X. WE HAVE BEEN VERY HAPPY WITH IT AS IT HAS KEPT THE FLEAS AWAY COMPLETELY AND IT SAVES ME MONEY BECAUSE IT IS EQUIVALENT TO FRONT LINE BUT IS QUITE A BIT LESS EXPENSIVE. MORGIE AND I WISH EVERYONE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. GOD BLESS YOU ALL!

  9. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:01 am

    Thanks for sharing your experience with Flea 4x.

  10. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:04 am

    You are indeed right. With the milder winters and mosqitoes, heartworm prevention is certainly indicated year round in many areas.

  11. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Keep up your excellent care of your kosmo.

  12. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:05 am

    Many dogs dont need baths as much in the winter.

  13. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:06 am

    Thanks for sharing. Year round treatment is certainly needed in many areas.

  14. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:07 am

    Thanks for sharing and your kind compliments.

  15. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:08 am

    Sounds like you take great care of your dogs.

  16. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:09 am

    Sounds like you take wonderful care of your canine children

  17. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:11 am

    As a fellow Floridian, keep up your great work with year round protection in our state.

  18. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:12 am

    Thanks for your kind compliments. Keep up your excellent care of your animals.

  19. Dr. Michael Dym, VMD veterinarianDecember 19, 2012 at 12:14 am

    I think you are talking about trifexis. An excellent product.

  20. We actually went to the vet today. We adopted Artie in April and he was due for his shots according to the papers we got from the rescue group that saved him from death (he had 1 hr). The vet is impressed with his muscle tone and overall health. He told Artie “You hit the lottery with this family.” We think we hit the lottery with Artie.

  21. Thank u for all the info. My dog and cat luv u for taking care of them.

  22. We always give my husky Malachi flea and tick medicine all year round because he is outside about half of the time. Thanks for the great info!

  23. Congratulations, Kim! You won our random giveaway for a year’s supply of Flea4X. Look for an email from us about claiming your prize. Thanks!

  24. That’s awesome! I appreciate it and so does Bear! 🙂

  25. I have 3 cats, that stay inside but love to watch t snow fall!! we stay warm by snuggling each other, nothing better!!

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