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Advantages of Flea and Tick Pills for Dogs

People all over the globe say it is a reassuring experience when they display love towards their pet. A lot of studies performed have established this to be true. But, absolutely, you would agree that it is a bit hard to watch our pet incessantly scratching his fur because of the itchiness from ticks and fleas.

Man’s love for pets has resulted in the manufacture of tick and flea-control products. There are huge varieties available, from topical solutions and ointments to tablets and flea bombs and all.

Popular belief says these products are more potent when used together. For example, when a dog likes to play in wet areas like the beach or the pool, topical products may not be fully useful because the drugs they contain can simply be washed away. In this scenario, your dog will need an oral drug instead. As for flea bombs, yes they can also be effective, but only to a particular extent. Flea bombs will kill ticks and fleas that may be lying around in your house, but the moment your dog steps outside, he will cease to be protected. Flea bombs work to kill ticks and fleas inside your house, but as soon as your dog steps outside, he will not be protected anymore.

Considered an innovation in flea control and treatment, although not actually new in the market, are flea and tick pills for dogs.

So what advantages are offered by flea and tick pills for dogs over other products that are made for the exact same purpose?

Palatability

Flea and tick pills for dogs are often infused with the taste of beef so that administering them is easier. As you may guess, the pills are simply combined with the dog’s meal.

Safety

Flea and tick pills for dogs are absolutely safe that they can be given even to fourteen-week-old puppies. Additionally, these products considered a ‘reduced-risk pesticide,’ meaning they are extremely toxic to those little critters but very safe for your dog.

You don’t have to isolate your dog while it undergoes treatment. You can play with him as usual, whether or not you have given him the medication.

Long-Lasting Effect

Some flea and tick pills for dogs last up to a week, but there are those that can be taken once a month and your dog will be protected for an entire 30 days. This is very convenient indeed for people who are too busy and have no time to apply ointments, lotions, powder or whatever to their pets.

Veterinarians may actually recommend pills for dogs with sensitive skin because they do not agitate the skin or even touch it. Just make sure you choose the right product so you can get the results you want. Not all pills are the same, so do a little research and ask for tips from your vet.

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