Are Flea Control Products Safe?

Are flea and tick control products safe for your dog? Depends on who you ask. The reality is that most flea and tick control products are pesticides. Topical flea controls such as Frontline and Advantix rely on pesticides absorbed into the skin and fat of your dog to kill and repel fleas and ticks. Flea …

Fearless Flea Control On Your Dog

When your dog has fleas, all you want is for your dog to feel better and find the very best flea control. And you certainly don’t want fleas invading your home. Flea control is a two-part process: kill the live, biting fleas on your dog and kill the flea eggs, larvae, and pupae in your …

Out Damned Fleas! Ridding Your Home of Fleas

One of the biggest complaints of dog owners (and their dogs) is fleas. They bite, they multiply and they are hard to avoid. How can you relieve your dog’s itchy skin? There are chemical treatments, natural treatments, supplements, topical month-long applications. You can spray, sprinkle, and aerosol bomb. Washing, combing, ultrasonic…the ways you can spend money …

The Battle of the Itch

Scratch, scratch, scratch….scratch “Max! Stop it!” Scratch, scratch, scratch…whine. Skin problems in dogs are not only annoying to your dog, they can signal that your dog may have a medical problem that needs attention. Skin problems can take many forms. It may be just a general itching, with no apparent source. The skin can be …