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Flea Control Update

If you are having a major flea problem this year, you are not alone. We are seeing astonished pet owners and pets overwhelmed with fleas after the very mild winter. Here’s what you can do. IN AND ON YOUR PETEvery…

Flea Control Fundamentals

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Pet owners call us almost every day with questions about flea control, when fleas are only a part of the problem. The conversation usually starts with, “My dog (or cat) is scratching and I need to know what you have to control…

How To Fix Your Flea Problem

Mindy writes with a really bothersome problem, one that is relatively easy to fix.  Mindy’s question illustrates yet another way your pet’s doctor can be of assistance to you and your pets.  The solution to flea problems is often unique to…

Easily Control Fleas Year-Round

We have fleas! An error in pet care made by many pet owners is discontinuing flea control and flea prevention during the cool months of the year. Fleas love that time of year, and why wouldn’t they? Cool breezes, moderate…

DEET Insect Repellent Is NOT Safe In Pets

A MyPetsDoctor.com reader asked an important question today, “Is it OK to use insect repellents on my pets?” The simple and emphatic answer is, “NO!” Several years ago a company came out with an OTC (over-the-counter) flea control product that…

We Just Want To Be Flea-Free

SFO has it made. Bitty wants to know why. SFO (see Pet Names tab on the MyPetsDoctor.com home page for SFO’s story) and Bitty fell behind in their regular preventive care. As a result of not getting their Revolution every…