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Flea Prevention and Treatment

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

As with most parasites, preventing a flea infestation is much easier than trying to treat an infestation after it happens. We recommend all dogs and cats receive year round monthly flea prevention. During winter months, it is difficult for certain flea life cycle stages to survive outside. However, there are life stages of fleas that […]

Tis the Season: FLEAS!

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Fleas have been known to be a nuisance, as well as a major transmitter of devastating diseases, for centuries! The most common culprit to affect dogs, cats and other small mammals is the cat flea. We have come a long way from flea dips and flea combs as our only defenses against this parasite. Let’s […]