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A 5 Step Guide for Fighting Fleas [Infographic]

For pet owners, summer is synonymous with flea season. Flea bites can cause intense itching, hair loss, infection, and even anemia in severe cases. Unfortunately for some, the fight against these pesky parasites seems to be a never-ending battle.

To make fighting a flea infestation a less daunting task, we’ve released an easy-to-follow guide to rid your pet and home of fleas. VetDepot’s Fighting Fleas in 5 Easy Steps infographic outlines the most effective tips for fighting fleas, which include monthly flea prevention medication for all pets in the household, vacuuming thoroughly, and regularly washing all pet bedding.

Remember, a severe flea infestation can potentially be dangerous for your pets and family, so prevention is key. Monthly topical medications such as Frontline Plus, K9 Advantix II, and Pet Armor are an easy and effective way of preventing an infestation from occurring.

Fighting Fleas

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  • Azzie Miller August 23, 2012, 9:14 am

    My vet only sells Revolution and I am not happy with the results. What brand should I use? I have 6 cats and a 13 week old puppy. Thanks!

    • VetDepot November 20, 2012, 2:27 pm

      Hi Azzie. Sorry for the delay in response. There are several prescription flea control products available including Advantage Multi, Comfortis and Trifexis. However, we suggest you speak with a veterinarian regarding which medication would be best for your pets.

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