Pesticides for Dogs
Controlling fleas and ticks for our search and rescue dogs is an on-going battle! Here is a list
some of the most common "commercial" treatments we use, followed by an explanation of active ingredients in the pesticides used.
We focus mostly on treatments for ticks, as ticks pose the greatest risk to the health and well-being of our search partners.
For more information on natural alternatives, and for assessing the risks posed by pesticides: http://www.nrdc.org/health/effects/npets.asp