How To Prevent Fleas
Flea infestation is one of the most common
health problems in dogs and cats. Almost every dog and
cat will become infested with fleas at some time during
their life. These tiny, almost-invisible pests are much
more than an annoyance. They make life miserable by disrupting
your household with a vicious cycle of biting and scratching.
Fleas don't just make your pet itchy, they
can actually make him/her quite ill. Be aware of how fleas
can irritate your pet! It might be difficult to see fleas,
but they certainly can make their presence felt, especially
to your pet.
When infestations are very heavy, the accumulations
of grayish larvae and white eggs give the sleeping quarters
of dogs a "salt-and-pepper" appearance that
easily identifies the infestation.
Prevent the effects of fleas with regular
use of a flea preventative and killer such as Frontline,
Advantage and more available at PetCareRx.
|How To Prevent Ticks
Ticks are second only to mosquitoes throughout
the world in transmitting infectious disease to humans
and animals, including Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, Babesiosis.
Due to the serious potentially life-threatening nature
of these diseases, they are very important when they occur.
If your pet is bitten by a tick, the results can be fatal.
pet's risk of contracting these diseases can be reduced
by regularly using a tick preventative to kill and repel
ticks which can be purchased at PetCareRx
for up to 50% off your Vets prices.
|How To Prevent Heartworms
All dogs are at risk of developing heartworm
disease, regardless of whether or not they spend most
of their day indoors. Once a dog has contracted this serious
disease, treatment can be complicated, risky and expensive.
Without treatment, however, the disease
is often fatal. Therefore, heartworm prevention is the
best way to protect your dog.
To avoid the need for extensive and risky
treatment by your vet, all pet owners are advised to
keep their dogs on an effective heartworm preventative,
such as Interceptor, Heartgard, Sentinel or Revolution.
Regular heartworm checks should also be performed (either
once a year or every two years) to ensure that no infection