Comparison of Oral and Topical Flea & Tick Treatments

Oral and Topical Flea and Tick Medications S. Mason, DVM

There are a lot of medications on the market for use on dogs and cats for ectoparasites (fleas/ticks/lice) and many of these medications are also available to treat internal (often intestinal) parasites as well. There are some products, available only by veterinary prescription, that combine . . . → Read More: Comparison of Oral and Topical Flea & Tick Treatments

Stretching your flea dollars

One of the ways we stretch our flea treatment dollars is to extend the time between treatments by one week. Most flea and tick treatments recommend an application every four weeks and this is mostly for ticks. In our household we go one week long to five weeks. This saves nearly three treatments a year.

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Flea & Tick Issues

The manufacturers of Flea Treats have shared with us some helpful hints on how to control fleas in the carpet. Please read below. If this works for you, don’t hesitate to pass it along and your comments to our forum.Carpet care-Flea Treats will provide your pets with a natural repellent to keep fleas away. Because . . . → Read More: Flea & Tick Issues