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Fleas and Ticks in Dogs Directory

Fleas and ticks survive by feeding off of a host -- in this case, a dog. If an infestation becomes severe, the pet's life could be in danger. Preventing fleas and ticks is the best way to ensure this does not happen. Because ticks and fleas can carry dangerous diseases, talk to your veterinarian about how to best keep your dog free from ticks and fleas. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dog flea and tick infestations occur, what ticks and fleas look like, how to treat them, and much more.

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If your dog or cat has itchy spots or red bumps, he may be allergic to fleas. Here's how to diagnose and treat your pet's flea allergy.

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