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 » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Lemon juice does not kill fleas on dogs, but it does deter them. Making a homemade solution of water and lemon juice helps get rid of fleas on pets and in homes. More »

To eliminate fleas quickly and naturally, locate the source of the infestation, clean up all areas associated with the dog, wash the dog with an appropriate shampoo, and apply a rosemary water solution followed by lavend... More »

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health