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25 Startling Flea and Tick Facts

Flea and ticks are gross, annoying, and potentially harmful to your pet's health. Turns out, however, that they're also quite fascinating. Read

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25 Startling Flea and Tick Facts By James Donatelli

Flea and ticks are gross, annoying, and potentially harmful to your pet's health. Turns out, however, that they're also quite fascinating.

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3 Natural Flea Remedies and Tips for Savvy Shopping By Mary Kearl

If your cat or dog is suffering from fleas and you're trying to avoid common chemical flea treatments, don't fret, there are options out there. Natural flea remedies are becoming more common and popular among pet parents. Here are some savvy shopping tips.

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5 Things to Know about Flea Allergy Dermatitis By Gina Carey

Flea bites cause different reactions in different dogs. If your dog is showing a bit more discomfort than usual after a flea bite, they may be suffering from flea allergy dermatitis.

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7 Steps to Flea Control in Your Home By Ellen Thompson

Fleas are sneaky little pests -- they can have you fooled into thinking you are in the clear, when in reality their eggs are lying in wait in your carpet. Learn how to take back control of your home from the tenacious flea.

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8 Flea and Tick Treatments for Dogs and Cats You Didn't Know About By Ellen Thompson

Killing and preventing fleas and ticks can be a daunting task. If your efforts aren't working, here are some great tips to boost your pets' protection against these tiny pests.

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Advantage II vs Advantage for Cats and Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Pet owners have been relying on Advantage products for top notch parasite control for many years. Some may wonder how Advantage II compares with first generation Advantage.

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All About Deer Ticks By Jesse Feldman

Deer ticks can cause several debilitating diseases, and they're some of the most common ticks in the country. Find out what diseases they cause and how to prevent tick bites.

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All About Fleas By Madeleine Burry

Fleas can mean more than itching, flea bites can cause sores on the skin and can transmit diseases.

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All About Ticks By Madeleine Burry

Ticks are arachnids that bite animals and feed of their blood, spreading diseases as they go. Learn how to avoid ticks.

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All Your Advantage II Questions Answered By Kat Sherbo

Stopping fleas from getting on your pet is a top priority. So how does Advantage II stack up to other products on the market? Find out everything you need to know here.

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Are Flea and Tick Treatments Safe? By Kim Compton

Flea and tick medications were designed to keep your pets safe from dangerous pests that carry potentially deadly diseases. We have listed a few leading manufacturers of flea and tick medications that are highly recommended by veterinarians across the country.

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Are Flea Collars Safe? By Kim Compton

Flea collars have been around for many years because they are safe and very easy to use. Learn about new advances that are making them even more effective.

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Be Flea Free: Protect Yourself From Pests By Madeleine Burry

Fleas are annoying pests that are totally preventable if the proper precautions are taken. Here are a few tips to help you out.

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Best Tick and Flea Control for Dogs and Cats Chart By Erin H. May

Use this convenient chart to compare the best tick and flea control for dogs and cats and figure out which will work best for your pet.

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Can Bathing My Dog Affect their Flea Treatment? By Kim Compton

Making sure your pet is protected against pests is the #1 priority for most pet owners. It is important to understand that with proper preventative care for your dog during and even prior to flea and tick season, being too clean can be a bad thing.

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Can Humans Get Fleas? By Kim Compton

Humans can get fleas. These pests cause more problems for our pets than for us, but we can still fall victim to their biting ways.

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Cause of Flea Allergy Dermatitis By Gina Carey

Flea saliva is the true culprit of flea allergy dermatitis. While all dogs will have a reaction to flea bites, allergic dogs react to flea saliva, too. Learn more to protect your dog here.

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Chemical-Free Steps to Zapping a Tick Infestation By Jesse Feldman

Ticks are disease carrying pests that no pet parent wants to deal with, whether on their pet or hanging around their yard. Here are some helpful "green" tips and tricks on how to get rid of a tick infestation without having to use harsh chemicals.

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Combining Flea Treatments: What You Need to Know By James Donatelli

Mixing medication without proper supervision is always a bad idea, even when it comes to your pet's flea and tick medications. Here are a few things you should know before experimenting.

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Compare The 3 Types Of Flea And Tick Medication For Dogs By Gina Carey

With all of the different flea and tick medications out there, from topical and collars to flea pills, choosing can be a bit overwhelming. Here are 3 types of flea and tick medications compared so you can make a decision.

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Compare: Advantage II vs Frontline for Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

When it comes to dealing with fleas and ticks, the best answer is prevention. Here, we compare two of the best protection products on the market to help you decide which one is right for your dog, based on their lifestyle and where you live.

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Do I Need Flea and Tick Protection Where I Live? By Kim Compton

No matter where you go or decide to live, you will never be able to escape a possible flea or tick infestation. These tiny pests can live everywhere, so it is important to always keep your pet protected.

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Do I Need to Protect My Pet After Flea Season? By Kim Compton

If you expect to keep your pet safe from fleas and ticks throughout the year, don't forget your monthly preventative medication.

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Do I Really Need Flea and Tick Protection? By Kim Compton

Do you really need flea and tick protection for your pet? Yes! Find out why.

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