How Often Should Your Pet Receive Flea and Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks carry diseases that can compromise the health of your pet. No matter where you live, these pests are out and about all year long looking for an animal to latch onto. While you know the importance of protecting your pet from fleas and ticks, do you know how often they need the treatment? The schedule depends on the treatment you are using. At The Brentwood Animal Hospital in Pensacola, FL, we encourage flea and tick prevention as part of your pet’s regular care. We can help you choose the right products for your furry friend.

Flea and Tick Prevention Products

There are many pet care products on the market that prevent fleas and ticks from infesting your pet. These products include:

Flea shampoo: A good flea shampoo you can purchase from our veterinarian in Pensacola will kill any fleas and ticks hiding on your pet. The products can prevent further infestations for up to two weeks.

Flea collar: This product can protect your pet for up to seven months, the longest-acting product on the market.

Flea drops: These drops also protect against eggs and larvae and can last up to 30 days.

Flea spray: This product kills fleas and ticks up to seven days but has egg protection for as long as 30 days.

Visit Our Veterinarian in Pensacola for Flea and Tick Prevention

To get the most out of your pet’s flea and tick prevention, visit The Brentwood Animal Hospital in Pensacola, FL. Our veterinarian will discuss flea and tick prevention and create a regime that is right for you and your pet. Fleas and ticks can cause health problems, irritated skin, and an infestation that moves into your home. You can prevent this with the right flea and tick medicine. Call us today at 850-434-2646 to learn more.