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FAQS: YOUR MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS Open expanded article descriptions
Environmental Flea & Tick Control FAQs
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Dog Flea & Tick Control Products Comparison Chart
Pet flea control articles from Drs. Foster & Smith include a detailed pet flea and tick control comparison chart of popular remedies.
Flea/Tick Collars Selection Guide
Flea collars and flea combs are important preventatives for controlling fleas. This article from Drs. Foster & Smith will help you select the right flea preventative for your pet and household.
Flea/Tick Topical & Oral Buyer's Guide
Flea medicine comparisons from Drs. Foster & Smith looks at a variety of cat and dog flea medicines available to pet owners.
Itch Relief Comparison Chart
Dog itch treatment information from Drs. Foster & Smith include a variety of dog itching relief options for pet owners.
Itch Relief Product Selection Guide
Flea bites and tick bites can be painful and can also transmit diseases. Drs. Foster & Smith offers dog tick and flea bite treatment information in this article on flea bites.

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A Complete Plan for Flea Control
Often times, just when you think you have fleas controlled, they come back again with a vengeance. Part of the reason for this is because you need to take care of more than just your pet.
Combat Fleas & Ticks Before they Get Inside
While most pet owners are diligent about flea and tick control on their pets, many overlook the importance of environmental pest control.
Fall is No Time to Overlook Fleas and Ticks
Fleas and ticks remain active all year long, so fall is a time to be extra vigilant with flea and tick prevention. Taking these steps now can help prevent flea and tick infestations all year long.
Flea & Tick Active Ingredients
Flea medication for pets includes the use of pyrethrins, pyrethroids, Fipronil and other pet flea medications. Choose the one right for you with information from Drs. Foster & Smith.
Flea & Tick Control Products Overview
Flea prevention articles from Drs. Foster & Smith include flea and tick prevention and protection advice for you and your pet, including product comparison.
Flea & Tick Guide: Recommended by Region
Effective flea and tick protection depends on where you live and how often your pets are exposed to them. Our Doctors have recommended products for each region of the United States to help you prevent an infestation.
Flea Allergy Dermatitis: Sensitivity To Flea Saliva
Fleas are aggravating for any dog, and flea bites can cause severe skin inflammation and itching that can lead to skin infections. Find out what you can do to prevent flea allergy dermatitis.
Flea Bites: Is your dog allergic?
Despite recent advances in flea control, flea bite allergies still continue to be a common problem.
Flea Control and Prevention
Flea problems can affect any pet owner. For flea removal tips and information on treating fleas, read the Drs. Foster & Smith articles on overcoming flea problems.
Flea Control: Fleas Can Lead to Tapeworm
If your dog has fleas, he could have tapeworms too.
Flea Prevention: Why It's So Important
Find out why fleas can be so dangerous and what you can do to prevent them on your pet.
Fleas and Ticks: Common Myths
Drs. Foster and Smith dispels many of the myths about dog fleas and ticks, information that may save your pet from unnecessary infestations
How to Remove a Tick
Want to know how to remove a tick from your pet? Use these six simple steps.
Our Recommended Flea and Tick Prevention Options
Find out about our recommended preventives for both fleas and ticks, and arm your pet with the protection he/she deserves.
Product Spotlight: The Bayer® Seresto®
Flea & Tick Collar for Dogs

Learn how the Seresto® Flea & Tick Collar protects your dog from dangerous fleas and ticks for 8 FULL MONTHS.
Should You Use a Prescription Flea and Tick Preventive?
Prescription flea and tick preventives are relatively new on the market and many pet parents are considering them, but why would a veterinarian prescribe these and could your pet benefit from them?
Tick Control and Prevention
Pet tick control articles from Drs. Foster & Smith include dog tick control and prevention tips that work for cats, too.
Tick-Borne Disease
Whether your dog accompanies the family hunting, or just hunts down backyard creatures, he will more than likely be exposed to ticks.

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Flea Allergy Dermatitis Checklist
Bring this handy checklist to your next veterinarian appointment. Offers an easy visual checklist of your dog’s specific symptoms.

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