Ask Dr. Audrey: Do Ultrasonic Flea Collars Work?

Dear Dr. Audrey, I’m looking for a way to control fleas and wondered if your clients had good luck with ultrasonic flea collars. A study was undertaken at the Purdue University in Indiana in the late 1980s and the results were published in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. It showed that ultrasonic […]

Saving Money on Flea Prevention

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Recently DogTipper interviewed Dr. Karen “Doc” Halligan, the Director of Veterinary Services at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Los Angeles (spcaLA). You might recognize Dr. Halligan from Animal Planet where she’s often a guest on several series; the veterinarian is also the author of Doc Halligan’s What Every Pet Owner Should […]

Using Spot-on Flea Control

Yesterday we talked about checking your dog for fleas. (Yes, it is that time of year!) If you find fleas, you’ll need to get rid of them and prevent their return either organically or using flea products. In recent years, spot-on products (the kind you put onto your dog’s neck to prevent fleas throughout the […]