October 27, 2021

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Why Can’t I Wear My Dog’s Flea and Tick Collars?

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Why Can't I Wear My Dog's Flea and Tick Collars?

It seems like the easiest way to avoid tiny parasites is to just slap on your animal’s tick or flea collar and hike into the woods worry-free. But you definitely shouldn’t.

Hosted by: Michael Aranda

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Sources:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3433317/
https://www.pctonline.com/article/the-history-of-flea-control/
https://www.cdc.gov/lyme/stats/graphs.html

Lyme Disease


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https://www.hillspet.com/pet-care/healthcare/flea-and-tick-treatments-oral-topical

Prescription Oral Flea Control Medication for Dogs


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Images:
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/flea-gm483804251-6937850
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/paralysis-tick-dog-tick-parasite—parasitiformes-8pyzpjz
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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/two-colors-of-dog-fur-background-gm587521032-100843305
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/close-up-woman-applying-tick-and-flea-prevention-treatment-and-medicine-to-her-dog-gm1168492366-322658046
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https://www.videoblocks.com/video/cat-using-feet-scratch-its-head-in-slow-motion-h573lzbszj4y7jh4k
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