Parasitic infestations and infections can be a real source of serious health risks to your canines and especially when you have the little or the weak ones in your flock. As such it will be advisable for you to have adopted an effective tick and flea control measure for the canine pets that you have at home. This is not such a difficult task and neither will it be quite time consuming and will actually pay off at the end of the day.
In order to have an effective tick control plan for your pets, you will need to have settled for the right medication for the treatment. There are those insecticides which will kill both pests, flea and ticks alike. The on-spot medications are actually some of the fastest as they interfere with the parasite’s nerve receptors. As such they are so effective in preventing bites from the pests. However if you want a flea medication which will be quite full in its effectiveness, you will need to consider the type which will kill flea eggs and larvae and as well repel and kill the pests.
Typically, on-spot medications will be recommended for start in the fall of winter and should be applied ideally in every subsequent month. Some people will have the view of having the control program terminated at the fall of the first hard frost though many find it ill advised since there are usually those pests which will go past the seasons of cold. If you happen to be taking this program while living in an area of warm climate, you need to go with it for the entire year.
You need to have your pets taken care of for the ticks and fleas but it will be important for you to ensure that the environment is as well kept safe. It will be best for you not to allow your dog to have plays in the grassy areas outdoors. You will as well need to ensure that you have the green areas in the home as well treated of the infestations to avid the attendant risks of infestations as you walk your doggy in the park.
Also consider cleaning the home thoroughly. You will need to have a thorough cleaning of the carpets and rugs with the necessary detergents and as well have them vacuumed regularly.