Flea Control in dogs and cats

Written by Niall Kennedy

Flea control can be a very hard thing to do especially if you live in areas where fleas are largely populated. Weather has a lot to do with fleas and trying to keep them outdoors and off of your pets can be very changeling.

You can try many ofrepparttar products available to rid your pets of fleas and then find that you still haverepparttar 125830 problem. Fleas will lay their eggs in your carpet and on furniture and bedding that your pet happens to lie on.

The first step in flea control is to rid your pet of these blood sucking pests. Talk with your veterinarian to find outrepparttar 125831 best products available. You can have your pet dipped; buy flea collars, and other products that will eliminaterepparttar 125832 fleas from your pet.

Now, that your pet is flea free, how do you get rid ofrepparttar 125833 fleas inside your home? You should now vacuum your entire home including any furniture that your pet has laid on. Once you vacuumed, be sure to throwrepparttar 125834 vacuum cleaner bag out immediately. The bag is probably full of fleas and you do not want to takerepparttar 125835 chance of them somehow finding their way out ofrepparttar 125836 vacuum. If your pet has a pet bed, wash it completely or discard it and buy a new one. Any other bedding, towels, and rugs that your pet has been on also need to be cleaned.

Lyme Disease Treatment for Pets

Written by Niall Kennedy

Lyme disease can be treated with antibiotics, becauserepparttar disease is caused by a bacterium that is introduced to your pet through a bite from a tick carryingrepparttar 125829 disease.

Antibiotics will be taken for a long period of time and some times and may not be very effective if your pet has hadrepparttar 125830 disease for a long period of time. Sometimes, your veterinarian can switchrepparttar 125831 antibiotics so see if that may curerepparttar 125832 disease. But, if your pet does get bitten again,repparttar 125833 disease can reoccur.

So,repparttar 125834 best treatment for lyme disease is inrepparttar 125835 prevention. Ticks can be found in many different areas and are just waiting forrepparttar 125836 next warm body. Keeping your pets out of thick brush and high grass will help them from getting ticks, but there are many products onrepparttar 125837 market today that can in fact keep ticks off of your pets or kill these pests if your pet already has ticks.

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