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Fleas and Ticks
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Can Pets Get Fleas During Cold Weather?

It's a common misconception that fleas are only a problem in the warm summer months. Fleas and ticks thrive at 45 degrees Fahrenheit, which means they are active at most times of the year in a large part of the US. The truth is, when it's cold outside fleas are more likely to seek the warmth of your home! Prevention is far easier than conquering an infestation. Here's how to protect your home, family and pet against fleas in cold weather months.

Protect your pet

Protecting your pet from fleas & ticks is the first step in avoiding a winter flea infestation in your warm home. Don't wait until it's too late! Prevent infestion with the top brands of flea and tick preventatives.

Innovative heartworm & flea prevention combination products

The introduction of new combination products that prevent multiple parasites, including heartworms and fleas has revolutionized the way you can protect your pet from these disease-carrying pests. In a single dose, you can get a full month of protection from heartworms, fleas, ticks and even gastrointestinal worms. It's the easiest way to make sure your pet is protected all year, even in winter.

Protect your home and yard

Winter flea control in your home starts from the outside in. Fleas & ticks can travel into your house on shoes and clothing, as well as on your pet. In cold weather, they will seek warmth. If you find a few fleas in your house, there are likely thousands more at various stages of life hiding in your carpets and furniture. Spraying outside your home (including walkways) as well as inside your home on carpets and furniture can help prevent flea populations from taking hold.

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Still have questions about flea & tick prevention and the different treatment options available for your pet? Read our article covering the benefits of flea & tick preventatives for pets.
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