Fleas, Ticks & Mites

Monday, 5 February 2018  |  Kate
How to keep fleas off your dog in winter

When autumn and winter come, we batten down the hatches. We crank up the central heating, wrap up in blankets on the sofa, and we lock the doors until spring. This environment is perfect for fleas who like to party. Here's why.

11 CommentsThursday, 1 September 2016  |  Kate
Babesiosis and your dog: Prevention, and treatment, of tick bites

Babesiosis is a new tick bourne disease which can be fatal to dogs very quickly. The best thing you can do is prevent your dog getting bitten in the first place. Here's how.

56 CommentsThursday, 7 July 2016  |  Kate
Switching Your Dog on to Natural Flea and Worming

Here is our guide on how to switch over to natural flea and worm treatments. We’ll talk you through how to switch and suggest some of our own natural and healthy products that really work.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014  |  Kate

Here's another extract from my new book Top Dog.

Fleas, ticks and mites are disgusting. They suck up to our pets – taking blood, spreading disease, laying eggs, making new parasites by the thousand and leaving them all over the house. Immature fleas give our dogs tapeworm, too. No, fleas, ticks and mites are not a happy part of the dog landscape.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012  |  Kate
Ticks and your dog – 10 tick facts

In the UK, Ticks are most abundant from April to October (although bites can occur all year round) and are most prevalent in rural locations such as forests woods and grassland, but can be active in urban park-lands and gardens.

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