Flea & Tick Prevention In The Springtime

AllPets_iStock_000012999842_LargeIt’s springtime in Kentucky and the sun is shining. A nice hike on the Red Trail in Jefferson Memorial Forest to celebrate the warming weather might be just the thing as the days get longer! But, before hitting the trail, you’ll want to make sure that your pet’s flea, tick and heartworm preventatives are up to date.

While parasite prevention should be a year-round affair in Kentucky, spring is often the jumping off point into “parasite season”. As with most things, prevention is key when it comes to keeping your pets safe from the risks and diseases associated with fleas and ticks. And while preventative medications are an essential part of prevention, there are a few other key points to consider as well. Continue…