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    Read the Label: Getting Flea and Tick Prevention and Treatment Right

    Reading the label is something that everyone knows they should do but sometimes skip. This is something that's critical when applying any product to your pet. It’s worth the time to make sure you do it right.

    There are six things you can do as a pet parent that will safeguard your pet.

    Right Product, Right Species

    Dogs and cats are definitely not the same. A cat is not a small dog and a dog is not a big cat. These animals have their own physiology and sensitivities to things. Don’t use a product for dogs on cats, or a product for cats on dogs.
    How will you know? Dog products have dogs on them. On the back there should be a picture of a cat with a red circle and a line through it, which means to not apply on cats. Cat products have cats on them.

    Healthy Pet Only

    Apply flea and tick solutions to healthy pets. If your fur kid is sick, talk to your veterinarian first.
    The label states “not for use on debilitated animals,” which means pets that are ill or under the weather. Signs in our pets could include an incomplete listing of signs such as not eating, not drinking, vomiting, diarrhea, a history of weight loss, history of illness, sneezing, coughing, and weakness. When in doubt, make sure your pet is healthy before applying any medication.

    Right Weight and Age

    Weight: Make sure that the medication fits your pet’s weight range. One way to do this is to weigh yourself, then weigh yourself and your pet. Subtract your weight. Some scales will let you tare your weight to 0, so you can just weight you and your pet and get your pet’s weight.
    Age: Make sure you follow the labeled instructions for your fur kid’s age. Generally, animals greater than 8 years for small dogs and cats and 5 years for giant breeds should not use these products without consulting their veterinarian.

    Avoid Double Dosing

    Certain medications have similar mechanisms of action such as ingredients found in shampoos, squeeze-ons, collars and sprays. Adding more medications from different products or adding to the same squeeze-on doesn't kill fleas faster but does put your pet at risk for an overdose. When in doubt, call your vet.

    Separate Pets

    When using a topical product such as a spray or a squeeze-on, be sure you separate your pets. This allows for best absorption and prevents accidental ingestion of the medication that can happen when our pets groom each other. It's always best to separate them for at least 12 to 24 hours after you dose with a topical product.

    No Self Dosing

    Not only is this a bad idea, it’s against the law. Why is it a big deal? Say you bought a giant breed dog size and applied some of it to your small dog – if you don’t get it right, you run the very real risk of overdosing. It’s always best to buy the right medication for the right pet.
    When in doubt, read the label and call the 800 number on the back with questions.