Fleas can carry diseases and make you and your pet very itchy. Dr. Lauren shows you how to apply a flea preventative to keep ...
everyone safe and happy.
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Hi! I am Dr. Lauren from petside.com. Preventing fleas in both your dog and cat is really important. Fleas can make them really itchy and they actually carry diseases. What you should do is get a flea preventative that you apply to your cat or dog once a month. I prefer the kinds you get from your veterinarian.
These are safe in both dogs and cats over eight weeks of age. I am going to show you how to apply this flea medication and it's the same for both dogs and cats.
So flea medicine for your pet usually comes in a little vial since it's a liquid, and what you want to do is apply it to your pet's back right in between the shoulder blades at the base of the neck. You only apply it in that one spot so that they can't turn around and lick it off. It's important to remember that if you have more than one pet in your house; after you put the flea medicine on, you want to separate them, so they can't lick it off one another.
All you have to do is part the hair in between your pet's shoulder blades, so that you expose skin and apply the entire amounts of the vial to their back, and it's as easy as that.
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