It’s that time of year again, flea and tick season has arrived! Every guest overstays their welcome at some point. For pets, fleas are the most unwelcomed guests.
Fleas and ticks are the most common external parasite associated with cats and dogs. They are not only a nuisance; Once they move in, they begin feeding on your pet’s blood and can cause a wide range of health problems.
Your pet’s soft and warm fur provides the perfect environment for fleas and ticks. Fleas may cause skin infections, allergic reactions, and FAD also known as Flea Allergy Dermatitis constantly seen in our pets. Ticks carry multiple diseases as well, including Lyme Disease. Flea and tick prevention are extremely important all year-round protection for our pets. Fleas can live anytime between 13 days to 12 months and during that time, can produce millions of offspring. It is especially important to inspect your pets on a regular basis after they go through the woods and grassy areas. Fleas and Ticks are best managed with veterinary approved product and treatments.
Visit us and discuss with our veterinarian and staff about flea and tick prevention for your pet today!