When you have pets, the battle of the bugs is non-stop. Protecting your dog from pests like fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and biting flies can be tough, but it’s vital to your pet’s health. There’s a long list of dangerous diseases that are caused by insect bites, making them not only a nuisance but a serious threat to your dog’s health and longevity. With the Insect Shield Insect Repellent Reversible Pet […]
K9 Advantix II is among the most commonly used monthly topical medications used for controlling fleas, ticks and mosquitoes on dogs. As the weather continues to heat up and water activities increase, one of the additional benefits is that K9 Advantix II is still effective even after washing and bathing. In addition, K9 Advantix II not only quickly kills mature and immature fleas and ticks, but also repels these parasites from […]
Most busy pet parents are always on the lookout for ways to make pet care more efficient and affordable. Finding an innovative new product can save you time and money while helping to make your pet even healthier and happier. As advancements came along in flea and tick prevention, such as topical and oral flea preventatives, it became easier to help keep your pet protected against the discomfort and diseases […]
This is a guest post from Monica Gomez of Carrington College. Ticks are small, commonplace and extremely resilient parasites, and any dog that spends time outside runs the risk of being bitten by ticks. Thankfully, as this guide from Carrington College shows, there are ways to prevent ticks from causing your dog to become seriously ill.
Kelly has been a pharmacist here at 1800PetMeds for about ten years. Throughout the years we have shared many stories, as is typical with a colleague you have worked with for a long time. I have heard about her children, her husband, her immediate family, her in-laws, and how much she loves each one of them. One year Kelly and I even did some Christmas shopping together and I got […]
As pet parents, we take on many responsibilities when we open our hearts and our homes to a loving pet in need of a family. While love and affection are delightfully free, the cost of keeping your pet healthy and protected from fleas, ticks and other parasites continues to grow. We always want to give our pets the very best, but it can be tough financially. Finding ways to save […]
It’s springtime, and you know what that means. It means it’s time to defeat all the yucky, lurking bugs that are just waiting to jump on your unsuspecting pet. The most common bugs that impact your pet are fleas and ticks, and both can cause major problems. Skin allergies, hot spots, skin infections, deadly disease and even internal parasites are some of the troubles fleas and ticks can cause. Sometimes, […]