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Fleas! How To Prevent and Treat Your Dog's Greatest Nuisance


If you have pets, you’ve probably experienced fleas or heard horror stories from others who have. Fleas are miserable pests that can wreak havoc on a household. Understanding how to prevent fleas and how to treat your pets if they become infested are the keys to keeping your pets (and everybody else in your home) happy. Fortunately, there are several safe and effective products that can help keep fleas out of your home and help to remove them if they're already there.

Prevention Is Best

Flea prevention is the easiest and most cost-effective way to deal with fleas - the costs and inconvenience of dealing with an infestation once it’s established are far worse than those associated with preventing such an infestation from taking hold in the first place. As with most things… prevention is better and easier (and cheaper) than treatment. Read More

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Please do not ask emergency or other specific medical questions about your pets in the blog comments. As an online informational resource, Preventive Vet is unable to and does not provide specific medical advice or counseling. A thorough physical exam, patient history, and an established veterinary-patient-client relationship is required to provide specific medical advice. If you are worried that your pet is having an emergency or if you have specific medical questions related to your pet’s current or chronic medical conditions, please contact or visit your veterinarian, an animal-specific poison control hotline, or your local emergency veterinary care center.

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