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Tag Archives: fleasandticks

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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What is a Parasite?

July 18, 2014

As defined by Mr. Webster, a parasite is an organism living in or on another organism with a dependence on that organism for existence or support without making a useful or adequate return. In the case of fleas and ticks, “those dirty little blood sucking ______!” You can fill in the blank. Your pets don’t like fleas and ticks, you don’t like fleas and ticks and,…  

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Stop and Look at the Label!

June 09, 2014

Have you ever stood in the pet aisle with a variety of flea and tick products in your hands and not know how to pick the right product for your pet? It’s of upmost importance to select a product that is weight, age and species appropriate for your pet — get it wrong and the consequences can be serious. You’ll be glad you stopped for…  

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Bug Bothers: Kill ‘em dead with PetArmor

May 19, 2014

Here at Sergeant’s, we are all about killing bugs. Sure, we do treats, toys and healthcare products, too, but we feel very strongly around here that all bugs and parasites that pester, sicken and generally annoy pets should die. Like dead die. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning. We have ticks and fleas pretty well covered — with Fiproguard, fleas and ticks…  

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