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…