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Tag Archives: fleas and ticks

My Pet’s Been Treated for Fleas But I’m Still Seeing Them. What Now?

September 17, 2014

You know fleas and ticks are gross, and if you read this blog regularly, you also know that these pests carry life-threatening diseases with hard-to-pronounce names like ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis. You probably also know that fipronil, the active ingredient in Sentry Fiproguard, is the best way to keep fleas off of your dog or cat for 30 days with one easy topical application. But do you…  

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September: Your Pets Aren’t Safe from Fleas and Ticks!

September 02, 2014

If you thought this year’s winter would kill off fleas and ticks, making the fall pest-free, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, deer ticks, carriers of Lyme disease, weathered the season just fine, according to the Minnesota Department of Health, and are expected to continue spreading disease at high rates. I bet you wouldn’t believe me if I said that September is the second busiest flea and…  

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