Stop cat fleas in their tracks – a NEW way

Many pet parents don’t realize this, but 95% of the flea population is eggs and larvae, which can live in your home and in your yard – just a few steps away from your door. Yuck!

Activyl: Something New in Flea Control

If you’ve had to deal with fleas on your dog or cat, you’re probably already familiar with the common topical products used to control these pesky parasites. Maybe you even feel that the fleas in your area have become immune to all the standard treatments. Now there’s something new: Activyl and Activyl Tick Plus. According to the manufacturer, Merck Animal Health, it’s the first and only flea product to use […]

Seresto: Flea and Tick Control Made Easy

Seresto: Flea and Tick Control Made Easy

As a concerned pet parent, you know that protecting your four-legged friend from parasites like fleas and ticks is important. Topical pest control products can be messy and smelly, and with our ever-busy lives, it can be difficult to remember to apply every month. Have you ever wondered if there is anything new in flea and tick protection for your pet? Now available at PetMeds, the Seresto collar is the […]

Winter Flea Medication Use for Pets

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 […]

Professor Daisy Discusses the Sneaky, Sneaky Life of the Flea

Hello, class! Today I would like to talk about a yucky subject:  fleas.  Even though fleas are not a pleasant topic, if you want to get rid of fleas, you must understand their sneaky tactics. The first devious tactic of fleas: even indoor cats can get them! Fleas can hitch a ride into your home on your mom or dad’s shoes, socks or pant legs.  They can also get into […]

Daisy Treats a Case of Cooties

Natural flea and tick pet med alternative: brewer’s yeast

Natural flea and tick pet med alternative: brewer’s yeast

While there are of course many effective topical flea and tick medicines that work wonderfully in most dogs, such as K9 Advantix II, Frontline Plus, and Revolution, there is the occasional pet that will have a rare topical or systemic reaction to any of these medications, and so many clients are often asking about natural flea and tick alternatives, especially as the flea season bears down on most of the […]