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  1. Advantage II, when can puppies play with each other?

    General Dog Forum
    Hey guys; so I applied Advantage II on my pupper in a few different places down her spine, as the box recommended. Most of it got on her skin, but some bled into her fur and now she has a few greasy spots. It's been a few hours and they aren't dry yet, but I want to let my puppies play! :/...
  2. Beneficial nematodes for flea/tick/mosquito control

    General Dog Forum
    My property is on sandy soil near a creek and a lot of swamp land in Central Florida. We are cursed with an abundance of fleas, ticks, mosquitos, and chiggars. I was looking for something to control nematodes in my veggie patch I noticed that "beneficial nematodes" are being marketed to...
  3. Flea and Tick prevention?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, Our dogs have always been on Revolution for their Flea/Tick/Heartworm prevention. Recently our dogs have been getting multiple ticks that aren't being prevented or killed by Revolution. (Just pulled one off last night, 14 days into this month's revolution coverage after about 18 months of...
  4. Natural home remedies for fleas?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi. So I found out my dog has fleas. She's scratching and itching like crazy. The problem is - I don't want to use any chemicals on her. I'm trying to avoid using any kind of branded spot on treatment like Advantix, Frontline etc. I wanna find a natural way to get rid of the fleas. I read...
  5. Please help :(

    Attention All New Members
    Hi, I have a Belgian Shepherd that has a lot of fleas on him. I take for walks every day, 3 times a day and he really enjoys running like crazy and playing with other dogs. I already asked all my neighbors and they said their dogs don't have flea problems. I've noticed that my dog really...
  6. Topical Flea Treatment Schedule

    Dog Health Questions
    For those of you who use products like Revolution, Advantage Multi, Frontline, etc. do you treat all year round? I live in Toronto, where its currently below freezing and was told that I only need to treat June-November as fleas cannot survive these harsh temps. That doesn't seem right to me...
  7. Itchy dog -- reaction to Vectra or something else?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi, I haven't posted in a while but I seem to have a small problem (hopefully) on my hands. I have a 3 y/o lhasa/shih tzu mix, & last year he seemed have an allergic reaction to a flea bite during the summer (I live in Miami so fleas & ticks are rampant). Vet prescribed an antibiotic &...
  8. Flea and tick control in Arizona

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    We're curious if we need to use a monthly flea and tick prevention/treatment here in Phoenix, AZ. We are unsure if this is standard procedure for dogs everywhere or only necessary in certain parts of the world or only recommended at particular times of the year. Thanks for sharking your knowledge.