How to prevent fleas and ticks dogs health tips. Also bug bites, heartworm disease and canine infestations that cause biting or scratching.
How To Prevent Fleas and Ticks or Heartworms
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.

Your 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 has occurred.

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