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Oral Flea Control Medication for Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

Veterinarians will almost always prescribe either an oral or topical flea-killing medications to dogs. Learn about the oral flea prevention options here.

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Our Best Home Remedies For Fleas

You don't have to expose your dog to toxic flea and tick meds. Here are our best home remedies for fleas that are safe for you, your dog and your home.

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Flea and Tick Medication

Most dogs and cats will pick up fleas at least once in their lifetime. Here are some instructions on how to check your pet thoroughly for fleas.

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Visiting physician sheds new light on Lyme disease

On a visit to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Dr. Nevena Zubcevik challenged conventional diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases. By:Barry Stringfellow Dr. Nevena Zubcevik described her finding…

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5 Dangerous Bugs No Dog Owner Wants Brought Indoors

Dogs love the outdoors, but it isn't without its dangers. The following are some of the worst bugs your dog can bring indoors.

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2 Ways Cats Get Sick from Dog Flea & Tick Products

Did you know some dog-specific flea and tick medications are actually toxic to cats? Learn which products are safe (and not safe) for cats.

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Bacteria in ancient flea may be ancestor of the Black Death

About 20 million years ago a single flea became entombed in amber with tiny bacteria attached to it, providing what researchers believe may be the oldest evidence on Earth of a dreaded and historic killer - an ancient strain of the bubonic plague.

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Ticks: Summer’s Unwanted Guests

Thorough checks of spouses, children and friends for the tiny pathogen-carrying freeloaders are now a necessary part of summer rituals.

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Dog Infects Humans With Plague for First Time in US

A dog became sickened with the plague last year.