How Does Heartgard Protect Your Dog

What’s the secret behind how Heartgard protects your dog from roundworm, heartworm and hookworm Well, that’s a very good question because these are not all the diseases that it can take care of. Heartgard  is a medication that you can get at your local vet. There are also medications that you can buy online. You…


Best Tips for Dog Flea Treatment and Overall Care

When you bring home your adorable pooch or for that matter a Lhasa pup, the joy you feel is beyond words. Then, with fun, friendship, and excitement comes the responsibility as pet parents to keep your furry friend healthy. Your canine companion needs your help when it comes to their cleanliness, sanitation, and wellbeing. So…


The Top 5 Benefits of Nexgard Spectra for Your Dog

Nexgard Spectra is a medicine used to treat infestations with ticks, fleas, as well as skin infestations in dogs. It is available as chewable tablets in five different strengths for dogs of different weights. Its working mechanism is quite interesting to know. It interferes and blocks the neurotransmitters of parasites and results in paralysis and…


Dogs, and Fleas and Ticks – All That You Need To Know

Ticks – The Annoying Blood Suckers Ticks are tiny insects that crawl on to your pet’s skin, hide underneath the fur and suck on blood. They only let go after they are completely filled with your pet’s blood and are very hard to be removed. Ticks cause severe wounds and irritation to your dogs. Here…

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Parasites 3: More On Fleas And Ticks

Fleas and ticks are external parasites that cause annoyance and health problems on your pets. The following are two questions answered about fleas and ticks. How Can I Keep My Dogs Free Of These Parasites? Flea control products such as Prevention and Frontline works very well for most pets. In areas of heavy parasite concentration,…

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Parasites 2: More Questions About Fleas and Ticks

Do Different Parasites Prefer Certain Host Animals? Yes, there are fleas that prefer cats and those that would rather have their meal on dogs. However, while some fleas do exhibit certain preferences, they are not usually host-specific. That is, in the absence of the preferred host, the flea will attack a less desirable host such…

Dog Scratching Fleas

Parasites 1: Those Annoying Fleas Are Back!

It’s the same sad song each year: “My dog has fleas and they are out of control”! Every time warm weather approaches, veterinarians across the country will once again be overflowed with complaints and questions from worried dog and cat owners who are waging the recurrent battle against external parasites, particularly fleas and ticks. The…