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Best Flea And Tick Protection

by Marlene Luther
(Osceola, indiana)



What is the best flea and tick protection? We have two Aussies and always seem to have trouble with ticks.

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Vet Recommended
by: Stephanie

Hi, Our vet recommends NexGard. We have not had a problem and our dog loves the taste!

Pogo to the rescue !
by: jcrply

I couldn't resist adding to this discussion a fact that I recently found.
The National Wildlife Federation says, "...opossums act like little vacuum cleaners when it comes to ticks, including those that can spread debilitating Lyme disease to humans and other animals..."
The article goes on to say that "...Based on their study results, they calculate that a single opossum can kill an astonishing 4,000 ticks in a week, ...."
So I guess we should welcome the possums into our yards and woods.

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