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  1. Vendor Deals
    It's that time of year again-the weather is perfect for outdoor activities. It's also time for nasty fleas and ticks to rear their heads and wreak havoc on you and your pets. What do you need to know this flea and tick season, and how can you help protect your furry family members best? Read...
  2. General Discussion
    If you can afford it and your dog can handle them. I think an oral medication is the way to go for flea and tick prevention. The oral medication covers the entire dog opposed to a topical. I was using a topical "Frontline" on my dogs for fleas and ticks. But it didn't work very well. My...
  3. Health & Nutrition
    does any one have any comments on useing ivermectin paste for heartworms in our pitbull and a flea and tick med that is compatable. our white and silver pit has had skin reactions to the flea meds you administer directly to his skin so we give him comfortis which seems to be working. recently...
  4. General Discussion
    Spot on or Collar: What's the Right Flea & Tick Treatment for Your Pet? (Sponsored) It's that time of year again - the weather is warming up. That means parasites are waking up… and they're hungry! Protect your pet with a spot on or collar treatment that perfectly fits their needs. The...
  5. Bloodline Discussion
    How old does a puppy need to be to have flea medication. I hear 7 to 8 weeks with some medication? I don't want to harm her that's why I'm asking.
  6. Health & Nutrition
    I always would buy advantix II for Dc, but before I'd even finish a box he'd be past the recommended weight. So a few weeks ago I started putting ACV into his food. Now I just found a flea on him. Since I was able to catch it and flush it down the toilet, I am assuming the ACV is working. Still...
  7. General Discussion
    My neighbors have a lot of dogs and is populated with ticks and now their ticks are climbing my 6ft wall towards my dog. WHATS A GOOD OUTDOOR SPRAY IN ORDER TO KEEP MY NEIGHBORS TICKS FROM COMING TO MY YARD. Sent from Petguide.com Free App
  8. Health & Nutrition
    Hi, when I went to my vet, he chose Trifexis as heartworm/flea med. It is $36.99/mo.... Not only is it expensive, I had a really hard time getting my dog to take it. It smells really strong and it is big. I cut it up into 4 pieces and barely got him to eat it, even when given with beef sticks...
  9. Health & Nutrition
    Wondering how everyone (particularly multiple dog set-ups) are doing with fleas this year. I figured I would share my flea control ideas, and anyone else who had tried this can post their opinion on it. Anyone with any other methods that work please do share! Also feel free to outline any...
  10. Health & Nutrition
    My dog may have flea dermatitis. How much is this to cute? Does this look like flea dermatitis? She's starting to lose some of her hair. I'm not sure what to do, I've treated all my animals for fleas and bombed the house and it just seems to b getting worse Sent from my iPhone using...
  11. Health & Nutrition
    Recently my vet gave me a different method of flea control. Its a pill that is suppose to kill fleas, any kind of worms (tapeworms, hookworms...etc), and includes the monthly heart worm as well. I tired it once but it kinda freaked me out. My dog got really groggy and sleepy. He didnt want to...
  12. Health & Nutrition
    Has anyone used food grade diatomaceous earth on their pet for flea and tick prevention? If so, how often do you apply? Or do you just put some in the pet's food? Suggestions for a specific brand? Thanks in advance.
  13. Health & Nutrition
    Hey all, its been a long time since i last posted...busy with work, dogs, life lol. I hope everyone and their dogs are doing well. Does anyone have any suggestions to help with flea allergies. Ginnie, my old diabetic female is allergic to fleas like nobody's business. I bathe her regularly...
  14. General Discussion
    Anyone use this ? My friend got it and said it was great and im thinking of switching to it. I use frontline right now,and in my opinion its a total ripoff. :mad:
  15. Health & Nutrition
    Well I guess I should start off by saying this has been an on going process since we rescued Annie. She has always had some sort of skin irritation. Mind you, it's the same spots every single time. (On the middle part of her tail, and or her hind legs.) At first our vet thought it was a food...
  16. Health & Nutrition
    Had a guy at the local Co-Op tell me that you can use 1% ivermectin as flea meds. I've tried to find info on this but coming up dry. I use it monthly for H.W., and have used it to treat mange in the past, and have used it in poultry and dogs for general wormings, but haven't heard of this...
  17. Health & Nutrition
    so last year i used frontline...i was very dissapointed. i put it on the dogs before the summer months and during the summer. but they still caught fleas. it became a hastle because once they caught em it was hard to get rid of the infestation and poor gunnar was all pink n dry from being itchy...
  18. Health & Nutrition
    Anyone have a dosage for using garlic as flea control?
  19. Health & Nutrition
    I recently moved to a new place and the yard has alot of fleas in it. I have giving him the monthly drops you can put on their necks and that didnt help. I have giving him a bath with flea shampoo and now he sill has fleas and his skin seems to be breakin out and he's leavin marks when he...
  20. Health & Nutrition
    Its that season and my house has a HUGE flea infestation, we have 8 dogs in this house, only one belongs to me. We have other dogs, cats, and horses that live in my area(ranch style property). My question is how often can I give my dog a flea bath? He's bit his tail til its showing a fresh red...
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