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.
Ticks and Lyme Disease in Dogs
WebMD discusses tick transmission and lyme disease in dogs.
Find and Remove Ticks from Your Pet: A Simple Guide
Don’t let the bad bugs bite! Learn how to check your dog for ticks -- and how to get rid of them when you find them.
Fleas on Dogs
WebMD discusses signs, complications and prevention methods of fleas on dogs.
Pet Vaccines: Schedules for Cats and Dogs
Are you up on your pet’s vaccines? Use these handy reference charts from WebMD to keep up with the vaccination schedule for your dog or cat.
Dog Ticks and Fleas Q&A: Control, Removal, Treatment, and More
WebMD veterinary experts answer commonly asked questions about fleas and ticks on your dog.
Fleas and Ticks: Surprising Problems
They make your pets itch and scratch, but fleas and ticks can cause other problems for your pets.
Natural Ways to Control Fleas and Ticks on Pets
WebMD discusses natural options for controlling fleas and ticks on pets.
Should you consider holistic medicine for your pet?
Pet owners can figure out whether holistic health care treatments are right for their cats or dogs.
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Slideshow: Puppy Care -- From Adoption to Puppy-Proofing Your Home
From feeding and playing to shots and spaying, learn everything you need to know before bringing home a puppy.
Slideshow: What You Need to Know About Fleas and Ticks
Are you battling fleas and ticks? Pictures show the warning signs of infestation and the best ways to get rid of fleas and ticks on your pet and in the home.