By Paul Schmitt
Pet owners should remain vigilant about protecting their furry friends from the hazards of certain insects in the outdoors this summer. Dr. Jordan Kobilca from Door County Veterinary Hospital and the Luxemburg Pet Clinic recommends that heartworm prevention is done year round and that flea and tick prevention is done through the late fall. He suggests some tips on keeping your pet safe.
Common signs of flea and tick presence on your pet can include excessive scratching, licking or biting at the skin, hair loss, scabs, and pale gums. You can find more information on recommended Flea and Tick Prevention below.