Fleas and ticks are parasites of the skin. Flea and tick prevention is important because these pests not only cause problems with the skin, they can also transmit a number of diseases to your dog or cat.
Fleas and ticks are able affect you and your family, as well. Fleas from your pets can carry and transmit several potential illnesses to humans and transmit “cat scratch disease” among cats who can then spread the disease to humans.
There are many safe and highly effective products available at Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center of Waukee to treat and prevent flea and tick infestations.