Tag Archives: Ticks

Love your pets and let FRONTLINE® protect them this spring

Love your pets and let FRONTLINE® protect them this spring

The winter months may have brought your pets some relief from the itching and scratching caused by fleas, but don’t be hoodwinked into thinking that they are gone! In fact, during the chilly winter months, your warm and cosy home has been the perfect hibernation ground for fleas which are ready to multiply into a  Read more »

Don’t let your guard down – keep your pets protected all year round!

Don’t let your guard down – keep your pets protected all year round!

Have you noticed your pets scratching recently? It may be a tell-tale sign that your pets have become victims of blood-sucking ticks or fleas, and that means your home may be infested with these parasites too. Ticks and fleas feed on your pets’ blood and can consume 15 times their body weight in blood each  Read more »

Rhino Dogs On The Frontline, Protected By FRONTLINE® PLUS!

Rhino Dogs On The Frontline, Protected By FRONTLINE® PLUS!

On the frontline of the war against rhino poaching are a pack of highly trained tracking and apprehension rhino tracker dogs, risking their lives day and night to track poachers, contraband horn, firearms, bullet cases and explosives. And now, thanks to the sponsorship from Merial South Africa, manufacturers and distributors of Frontline® Plus, the trusted  Read more »

Enjoy a Stress-Free and Tick-Free Summer!

Enjoy a Stress-Free and Tick-Free Summer!

There are more ticks in bloom in more places than ever before! Make sure you and your pets stay safe this summer. Unfortunately, with the onset of the wet season, followed by the heat and humidity of summer, pests such as ticks – and the diseases they carry – abound. Humans in close and frequent  Read more »

Frontline®Plus – Leaders in Integrated Flea Control

After more than a decade, Frontline®Plus remains at the forefront of integrated flea control. Providing veterinarians and their clients with a simple solution and effective spot-on flea and tick protection for dogs and cats, Frontline®Plus is South Africa’s biggest selling flea and tick product. What makes Frontline®Plus so effective? Frontline®Plus combines fipronil, the active ingredient  Read more »

Fleas At The Seaside

The constant threat of fleas is far more pronounced at the coast than inland and many pet owners living along the coast may find themselves at a loss when it comes to fighting what often seems to be an “uphill battle” against these home invaders. The reason for the unwavering activities of fleas at the  Read more »

National Flea Week 21 – 25 November 2011

National Flea Week 21 – 25 November 2011

National Flea Week is a call on all pet owners to show their support and appreciation for their pets by joining other South African pet owners in conducting their own Flea Pet Checks during the week of 21 – 25 November 2011. The week of 21 – 25 November  2011 sees the launch of  National  Read more »

Tails a-wagging… we’re all going on a summer holiday!

Tails a-wagging… we’re all going on a summer holiday!

As the end of the year rapidly approaches, many of us may already have our summer holiday all mapped out or will find ourselves  frantically doing so over the next few weeks. While most holidaymakers have a check list of “things to do” and “items to remember” to ensure a fantastic time away, many are  Read more »