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Common parasites that can affect your dog or cat

Fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and lice are nasty creatures that prey upon your pet. They can survive by biting and feeding on your pet’s blood. Aside from being disgusting, they cause irritation, infection and disease and there is no place for them in your home with your family.

Parasites are everywhere. Did you know …

  • In one month, 10 fleas can reproduce into 250,000 1
  • There are 80 species of hard ticks in North America
  • Adult ticks can feed on pets for 5 – 12 days 2
Fleas

Flea bites can cause discomfort and intense itching. They can also transmit tapeworms when eaten by your dog or cat.

Learn about fleas


Ticks

Infected ticks can spread diseases in as little as 3 hours 1Lyme disease has become a rising concern in Canada.

Learn about ticks


1Fourie JJ, et al. (2013). Transmission of Ehrlichia canis by Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks feeding on dogs and on artificial membranes. Vet Parasitol. 197(3-4):595-603.

Mosquitoes

It only takes one bite from one mosquito to transmit heartworms.

Learn about mosquitoes


Lice

Lice are highly irritating and can pass tapeworms to your dog.

Learn about lice

Bayer K9 Advantix Flea & Tick Protection for Dogs

K9 Advantix® II

Protection for your dog

K9 Advantix® II kills fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and lice through contact. No biting required.

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Do not use K9 Advantix® II on cats.

Bayer Advantage II Flea Protection for Dogs

Advantage® II

Protection for your dog

Advantage® II kills fleas and lice through contact. No biting required.

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Bayer Advantage II Flea Treatment for Cats

Advantage® II

Protection for your cat

Advantage® II kills fleas through contact. No biting required.

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