Focus on Fleas and Pets

Fleas and pets can affect your pet's health and your home health.What’s worse than listening to your dog scratching through all hours of the night? Listening to your dog scratching through all hours of the night and having a flea infestation in your home!

Fleas and pets are not for the faint of heart, but luckily Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates has all the information that you need to be sure your pets don’t have this problem.

The Problems with Fleas

Fleas are small but troublesome creatures. Measuring only about 1-2 mm in length, these formidable little foes can reproduce quickly (one female can lay 50 eggs in a single day) and wreak havoc on us mammals. Continue…

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Lice in Pets

lice in petsIt may be that every parent’s worst nightmare is that dreaded phone call from school that a lice case has been identified in their child’s classroom. Just the word lice gives many of us the heebie-jeebies.

Did you know, though, that we see lice in pets as well? Before you start obsessively scratching your head, there are a few things you should know. Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates is your experts on lice in pets, as well as a multitude of other animal-related topics.


DIY Don’ts: Natural Flea and Tick Treatments to Avoid

natural flea and tick preventativeFleas and ticks pose a serious risk to pets, and as spring ramps up, these ectoparasites are out and about in droves. Protecting your pet is a must, but many pet owners worry that the ingredients in traditional flea and tick preventive medications are harsh, or could pose a danger to their pets.

The temptation to experiment with natural flea and tick prevention methods can be high, especially with so much information available on the internet today. Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates wants to make sure you understand the risks involved with DIY flea and tick control, and what the safe and effective alternatives are.