Flea and tick prevention keeps your pet healthy. Your pet won't pick up tapeworms or have flea bites that cause itching misery and flea allergy dermatitis. In addition, you can help prevent diseases that fleas and ticks carry such as Lyme Disease, ehrlichia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tick paralysis. Don't let your pet get bitten by fleas when modern medicine has provided wonderfully effective and safe flea products.
Flea and tick preventatives can help your pet avoid:
Preventing fleas and ticks is infinitely wiser, and cheaper, than controlling them once they are a problem. Flea and tick prevention products that contain insect growth regulators (IGR) stop eggs and larva from developing into fleas.
Adult fleas are only 1-5% of the flea population. It's the adult fleas that do bloodsucking damage and spread tapeworms, so it's important to eliminate them; but at least 95% of the flea population exists as eggs, larvae, and pupae that hide in carpets and yards. Using flea control products with insect growth regulators (IGRs) stops 95% of the flea problem.
Unsure which flea and tick treatment is best for your pet? Simply visit our Flea & Tick category page, and use the "Select & Compare" option for up to 3 products. From here you can them compare the benefits of each product, including what the product kills, the active ingredients, and more.