There are many prescription and non-prescription treatments to kill fleas on dogs. Prescription treatments, such as oral tablets and topical medications, kill fleas and ticks for up to one month. Certain treatments targe... More »

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To get rid of fleas on dogs, comb them regularly with a fine-toothed flea comb, wash them with flea shampoo, and fit them with a flea collar. This process takes about one hour and must be repeated frequently until the do... More »

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Nylar and boric acid are two safe, natural and effective ways to control fleas in a dog house. A thorough cleaning combined with these treatments can kill any fleas in the doghouse and prevent it from becoming infested a... More »

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Hot spots on dogs are commonly caused by fleas and allergies. Matted hair or any other skin irritation that causes itching, such as a bacterial or fungal infections, can also cause a hot spot to develop. More »

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WebMD recommends using spot-on products, such as Frontline Plus, Advantage, Stronghold or Revolution, and medicines such as Program or Capstar to prevent fleas on dogs and cats. Experts consider these products safer and ... More »

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Veterinarians often use the prescription medication phenobarbital to treat epileptic seizures in dogs, according to the Merck Veterinary Manual. Other maintenance antiseizure medications include bromide, levetiracetam an... More »

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If a dog has diarrhea and is vomiting, the vet may ask the owner to withheld food for 24 hours, may prescribe prescription food, or there is risk of dehydration, administer fluids and anti-vomiting medications intravenou... More »

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