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Fleas and Ticks and Your Puppy

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FLEAS & TICKS: Disgusting and Dangerous

Fleas are insects that feed on the blood of dogs, inflicting misery on them and their households with a maddening cycle of biting, itching, and scratching. The adult fleas that you see on your pet only represent a small percentage of the flea population in your environment. Flea eggs, larvae and pupae are also present in the environment and will take time to eliminate.

Fleas and Ticks and Your Puppy


You can prevent a flea infestation by using a product such as FRONTLINE® Plus which kills adult fleas, flea eggs, and flea larvae, thus breaking the flea life cycle.

Ticks evoke a certain level of disgust and fear among many people. Ticks often cause painful, irritating sores where they attached. In addition to this irritation, ticks may act as vectors for many serious diseases including: Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and anaplasmosis.

The best way to control ticks on your pet is to use a product, such as FRONTLINE Plus, which has been shown to be highly effective and kills ticks in 48 hours,7 and lasts for the entire month.

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