Tag: flea and tick

Tonya Tenters, CVT Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Specialist Pet Poison Helpline So, it is that time of year that we are thinking about snow, cold, and holidays. The last thing we are thinking about are fleas and ticks. It is a common assumption that as soon as the colder temperatures are here that these bugs go away….

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist at Pet Poison Helpline In April of this year, Pet Poison Helpline’s CVT Darlene Hanenburg wrote an excellent blog article regarding things you should know about flea and tick topical solutions (read Darlene’s original blog post here: http://petpoisonhelp.wpengine.com/2014/04/four-things-know-flea-tick-topical-solutions/). In this blog post we will build on that…

By: Darlene Hanenburg Certified Veterinary Technician at Pet Poison Helpline With spring’s arrival, pet owners are starting their monthly rituals for controlling fleas and ticks, which typically involve application of a topical solution, or “spot-on” product. At Pet Poison Helpline, spring also brings an increase in calls about topical flea and tick spot-ons. Concerns range…