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Tag Archives: flea and tick prevention

5 Best and Worst States for Fleas

November 05, 2015

Fleas occur throughout the world. The most common flea is the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, and is found throughout the United States. Although it’s called the cat flea, it isn’t restricted to cats. Fleas, like us, have preferred places where they like to live. They like warm and humid conditions. Flea eggs and larvae optimally need about 50 percent humidity to survive. They also prefer…  

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Decisions, decisions! How do I pick the right flea product for my pet?

August 25, 2015

Your dog or cat has fleas. You want the fleas gone. It seems like a simple solution: pick a product to get rid of the pests. But there are flea sprays, flea powders, flea collars, topical treatments, flea shampoos and even oral flea tablets. How in the world do you decide? A couple things to remember: If you are ever in doubt about what to choose…  

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New PetArmor Products at Global Pet Expo

March 09, 2015

Global Pet Expo (GPE), the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, was held in Orlando, Fla., last week. There were so many fun and interesting things to do, see and learn! From March 4-6, Perrigo Animal Health showcased two new products under the PetArmor brand. PetArmor Plus Flea & Tick Topical Preventative for Dogs & Cats PetArmor Plus has the same active ingredients as FRONTLINE Plus — but costs up to…  

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Why is My Dog So Itchy?

October 28, 2014

Itchy pets are always the top of any list of common ailments that veterinarians see. And there are a lot of things that can make a dog itchy! Most common is atopy, or the doggy version of hay fever. This seasonal condition causes more canine misery than any other one that I can think of. Dogs with atopy lick, chew and scratch at any part of…  

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