I live in PA and would like to know your thoughts on flea protection. …

I live in PA and would like to know your thoughts on flea protection. My pets both dogs and cats are inside most of the time but do get outside a few hours a day.

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello Joe, Thanks for your question. Flea protection is a vital part of protecting our pets in PA. If you reside in a rural part of PA then fleas and ticks are a part of the world that your dogs live in on a daily basis. Most of the commercially available topical flea and tick preventatives, (like Frontline, Advantix, Vectra, etc), are monthly products that protect your pet from the blood sucking ectoparasites that transmit disease, and could possible be lethal. I have seen dogs die from Lyme disease (which s prevalent in PA), because the disease can infiltrate the… Read more »