Flea and Tick Control

Fleas do not stay on your puppy all of the time; occasionally, they jump off and seek another host.  Therefore, it is important to kill fleas on your new puppy before they can become established in your house.

Many of the flea control products that are safe on adult dogs are not safe for puppies less than four months of age.  Be sure that any flea product you use is labeled safe for puppies.

puppy flea and tick treatmentThere are many good monthly flea products that are safe for puppies.

    • Vectra 3D® – is a topical solution that controls fleas, ticks, mites, lice, and repels mosquitos.  It is safe for use on puppies and dogs over seven weeks of age, and is applied monthly.
    • Comfortis® – is a monthly, oral pill that controls fleas only, and is safe for use in puppies 14 weeks and over.
    • Preventic® – collars repel ticks for up to three months, and can be used on puppies over four months old.  It can be used in combination with Trifexis or Comfortis.

Help keep your new puppy comfortable and safe with the proper flea and tick product. If you have any questions about keeping your pet pest-free, please feel free to contact us today.

 

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