Flea and Tick Treatment Back

Your pet can be infested with fleas and ticks that can cause disease. Ticks and fleas can also cause illness in humans therefore, it is imperative that you keep an eye out for these creatures. These external parasites may be less prevalent outside during certain times of the year, however, they often survive inside the house during the winter months.

Detecting the presence of ticks and fleas

If you notice the following, it can be a sign that your pet might have fleas or ticks:

Prevention of fleas and ticks

We offer many different products for prevention of fleas and ticks. Depending on whether you prefer oral or topical treatments for your dog, we can recommend the right option.

Treatment options

If you notice ticks on your dog, give us a call at Bickford Vet. Attempting to remove the tick on your own can sometimes leave the tick’s mouth parts under the skin which can keep harming your pet even after the tick’s removal. If your pet has been treated with the medication, it can take up to 24 hours for the ticks to fall off. Feel free to call us for any questions or concerns you might have.