Both fleas and tick pose health problems to pets that go beyond itching and scratching. Knowing how to protect your dog from an infestation of parasites, is the best way to prevent a disease causing infestation.
*Ticks can survive the winter in microclimates, and after the thaw a feeding and breeding female tick can lay hundreds to thousands of eggs
*Be aware that wild animals can also deposit flea eggs into your yard
*Finding the right flea and tick control product can be tricky