Tips for Protecting Cats and Dogs Against Fleas & Ticks

Tips for Protecting Cats and Dogs Against Fleas & Ticks

If you think fleas and ticks are just a summer problem, think again. In some regions of the country, these pests are with us year-round! Here are some tips to help prevent and/or deal with pest infestations both on your pet and in your home:

Put pets that go outside on monthly flea prevention medication. One to try is Vet’s Best Spot-On Treatment, a safe alternative to chemical-based topical medications. Like all Vet’s Best products, it’s made with natural extracts such as peppermint oil and clove extract.
Use flea and tick wipes, sprays and shampoos to rid your pets of fleas and ticks. If your pets do become infested, they will be miserable – so take action quickly. Vet’s Best offers a wide range of products that kill fleas and ticks naturally.
Vacuum all areas where your pets sleep as often as possible. This will help you get rid of flea eggs. And change the vacuum bags frequently.
Clean indoor surfaces. Wipe everything – including furniture and bedding – with Vet’s Best Flea & Tick Home & Go Spray. Also, wash your pet beds regularly in hot water.
Don’t forget your back yard. Vet’s Best Outdoor Fogger treats outdoor areas such as patios, kennels or a pet’s favorite shady spot, while Vet’s Best Flea & Tick Yard & Kennel Spray has a convenient hose attachment and can treat larger areas.