Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Flea/Tick Products Killing Cats and Dogs? Yep.

This really is a must read for dog and cat owners who use Hartz, Seargent and other flea/tick topicals available over the counter. PLEASE do not use ANY over the counter flea/tick meds for your beloved animals. Please, please consult your veterinarian and purchase non-pyrethroid compounds.

I hope you will watch this NBC report (warning, some of the discussion may upset you):

From The Center for Public Integrity, read here on the topic.

Here is a link to several brands that we do NOT recommend.

Here are links to several good sites/blogs on the topic:

And now that you are thinking, wow, good thing I use Advantage multi on my dogs and cats... beware. The packaging contains warnings about potentially lethal effects of their product, too. READ the packaging information on ALL these products!