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Trends & Products: Pets and Parasites

Glenn Polyn//May 3, 2021//

Tick feeding on a red cat, close up

Trends & Products: Pets and Parasites

Glenn Polyn //May 3, 2021//

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Fleas and ticks aren’t just a nuisance, they can cause a pet significant blood loss or anemia if left untreated. In addition, these parasites can carry diseases, which makes it even more vital for the industry to help consumers keep their pets safe from these pests.

Flea and tick products come in a variety of forms, including pills and chews to sprays and food toppers to collars and shampoos. With so many different applications to choose from, it’s up to consumers to decide which one is best for their pet.

Pet retailers can play a vital role in helping to educate their customers about not only the importance of flea and tick prevention, but also the options that are available to them. Products that are powerful on pests but gentle on the dog or cat will provide relief without causing undo harm on the pets that we serve.


WOndercide FTPH 32OZ_ALL_BUNDLEWondercide Flea & Tick Spray

Wondercide’s Flea & Tick Spray for Pets + Home is proven to work and easy to use. This safe, plant-based pest protection kills, repels and prevents fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, flies and hundreds more pesky bugs. Safe for dogs and cats of all ages. Made in the U.S. and is holistic-vet approved.





Catego is designed specifically for cats, and it’s fast like a cat. With a unique combination of dinotefuran, fipronil and pyriproxyfen, Catego is the only flea and tick medicine that’s proven to kill fleas within 6 hours while other brands kill fleas in 12 hours.






 USE THIS IMAGE Pure and Natural FT ShampooFlea & Tick Natural Dog Shampoo

Pure and Natural’s Flea and Tick Natural Dog Shampoo is made with certified organic oils in the USA. It kills and repels unwanted pests without harsh chemicals, soothes skin and acts as a natural antiseptic. It’s free of parabens and synthetic dyes.







TIckease toolTickEase Tick Removal Tweezers

With their fine-tipped, pointy design, TickEase tweezers are made specifically for the effective removal of ticks. The durable, stainless steel product has been designed specifically to comply with the CDC’s tick-removal guidelines. It can withstand the heat of an autoclave for sterilization.









BioShield deet-free repellentBioShield Deet-Free Repellent

BioShield’s line of products includes spray, hair and body wash, and laundry detergent. It contains only natural ingredients, with trace amounts of silver and copper in the detergent formulation so it kills pet and human odor. The full line kills mosquitos, ticks, bed bugs and fleas, and can be used on skin, clothes, beds and anywhere else potential insect bites or infestations can be found.





NutriVet_Defense+Nutri-Vet Defense+

Nutri-Vet Defense+ kills five kinds of pests; kills, repels and prevents re-infestation of fleas for up to five weeks; kills flea eggs and flea larvae for up to eight weeks; kills, repels and prevents re-infestation of ticks for up to six weeks; and kills and repels mosquitoes, lice and mites for up to four weeks. It’s available in Puppy/Miniature Dog, Small Dog, Large Dog and Extra-Large Dog sizes, and each box contains a three-month supply.




tropiclean natural flea and tickTropiClean Flea & Tick Shampoo

TropiClean Flea & Tick Shampoo plus Soothing kills fleas, ticks and mosquitos on contact, while cocoa helps to soothe irritated skin. This natural essential blend contains nature’s most powerful pest-fighting ingredients, maximized with lemongrass and sesame oil for long-lasting effects. The natural formula is safe enough for routine pet baths on dogs and puppies 12 weeks and older.



CBD Living Cat Hot Spot-FrontCBD Living Cat Hot Spot Foam

CBD Living Pet Cat Hot Spot Foam provides immediate relief and quickly soothes itchy, dry and irritated cat skin in an alcohol-free, no-sting formula. The proprietary CBD complex immediately penetrates through your cat’s skin due to a patented skin delivery system designed specifically for furry friends. A unique blend of water-soluble nano CBD particles and witch hazel also provides support against fleas and ticks.




Spina Organics FT Body WashSpina Organics Flea & Tick

Repel and eliminate fleas and ticks with gentle, vegan, 100 percent natural and soothing organic, non-toxic Spina Organics Flea & Tick treatment system. Begin with the pet Body Wash and after towel-drying, simply spray a light mist of the Leave-in Treatment spray all over your fur baby and work the formula in to your pet’s coat and skin with your fingers. Nature’s own essential oils including cedarwood, sandalwood, rosemary and citrus will treat your dog without stripping away its own natural oils.




VetsBest FleaTick-webVet’s Best Flea + Tick Spray

Vet’s Best Flea + Tick Gentle-Mist Spray for Cats kills fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae and ticks by contact. The formula utilizes certified natural essential oils, providing a strong yet gentle flea treatment developed specifically for cats and home surfaces—gently delivered via convenient 360-degree sprayer using only compressed air.





Earth Animal_webEarth Animal Flea and Tick Prevention

In its continued effort to create effective flea and tick treatments with no harsh chemicals, pesticides or insecticides, Earth Animal has a line of herbal products owners can use to guard their pets from fleas and ticks. The line has bug spray, shampoo and internal powder.




Pet Naturals Flea PlusPet Naturals Flea+ Spray

Pet Naturals Flea+ spray is a safe and convenient repellent to protect dogs and cats from fleas, ticks, mosquitoes and flies. A combination of essential lemongrass, cinnamon, sesame and castor oils keeps bugs away and provides a pleasant and refreshing smell with clean, non-sticky active ingredients. Flea+ spray does not contain any drugs, and is safe for use on bedding, collars and pets of all ages.





Miracle Care Flea Tick ShampooNatural Flea & Tick Solutions

Natural Flea & Tick Solutions from Miracle Care use botanical extracts from cinnamon, cedar wood and clove oils, to defeat fleas and ticks. Miracle Care’s long-lasting natural products treat existing infestations and provide preventative protection for pets, home and yard. Safe for dogs of all ages, these non-toxic formulas remain effective against fleas for up to seven days for optimum protection.







ANDIS flea-comb-angleAndis Flea Comb

The Andis Flea Comb is perfect for catching fleas and ticks, along with the usual tangles, dirt and loose hair found in pet coats. Ideal for use after doing a full brush out with an Andis Slicker Brush and Steel Comb, the Andis Flea Comb stimulates hair and skin follicles while providing comfort for the user with a soft-grip design.