Tag: fleas

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….

Jaime Shriver, DVM Associate Veterinaian, Clinical Toxicology Have you been enjoying the summer so far? Warm nights on the lake or up at the cabin with your puppy? Campfires with friends after dark? Ice cold lemonade while you sit in a hammock with your furry friends nearby? Summer is a special time of year. Here…

Sharon Billings, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist Looking through the Pet Poison Helpline blog archives, I see that we discuss external parasites a LOT, especially during the spring and summer. Dealing with the bugs that bug us can definitely be a frustrating, time consuming, labor intensive business! One bug that is especially vexing is the…