Flea & Tick

How To Find And Remove Ticks From Dogs

Ticks can spread Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and more! How should you check your dog for ticks? And what should you do if you find one? Here’s a guide to catching these bloodsuckers in the act and what to do if they bite your dog.

by dogtime
May 3rd

Tick Season: What You Need To Know To Keep Your Dog Safe

Tick populations and instances of tick-borne illnesses are on the rise. It’s important that you know how to keep your dog safe from ticks and their bites by learning what to watch out for where you live, how to avoid ticks, and what to do if you find a tick on your dog.

by Mike Clark
April 9th

Are Spot On Flea Drop Treatments Killing Your Dog?

Do you have any homemade flea and tick remedies for pups? Please share them in the comments below. We can only learn and grow as a pet community with your help! It takes teamwork to raise our pups and keep them healthy and happy. Sharing is everything.

by Julia
March 20th, 2017

How to Prevent and Control Fleas

Question:What do I need to do to prevent my dog from getting fleas?Answer:In some states, like California, fleas can be present all year long. They are more prolific in the dry, warm months. Flea salivia can cause cats and dogs to have an allergic response resulting in severe itching and scratching. The effect of even […]

by Kathy Gervais
March 31st, 2011

Prevent and control fleas?

Question:What do I need to do to prevent my dog from getting fleas?Answer:In some states, like California, fleas can be present all year long. They are more prolific in the dry, warm months. Flea salivia can cause cats and dogs to have an allergic response resulting in severe itching and scratching. The effect of even […]

by Kathy Gervais
March 31st, 2011

Parasite Prevention in your Pets

It is a fact that parasites of all kinds are attracted to your dog. After all, what’s not to love? Your pet provides a warm, furry environment, as well as a public transportation system for the host. In the summer, when we all spend more time outdoors, parasites tend to come out in force, hungry […]

by dogtime
February 7th, 2011

Your dog can have allergies, too

Allergies are quite common in dogs. Anything from pollen to chicken flavored treats can bring on an unpleasant reaction. Learn the symptoms and how to treat dog allergies.

by dogtime
May 31st, 2009

Which flea medication?

Question:What should I look for in a flea preventative for my dog?Answer:Fleas are small insects who live on your dog’s skin. Their bites can make your dog quite miserable. If your dog is allergic to flea saliva, a bite will result in severe itching and scratching, leading to skin inflammation, hair loss, and red irritated […]

by Kathy Gervais
April 28th, 2009
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