(PRWEB) July 12, 2013
The Hartz Mountain Corporation, one of the country's leading suppliers of quality flea and tick products, encourages all pet parents to educate themselves on the importance of flea and tick control. Hartz® offers an education center on Facebook which features basic information that every pet parent should know about flea and tick protection. In addition to general information about some of the most popular flea and tick products for dogs and for cats, the center features a resource library with information on the importance of flea and tick protection from the EPA and from Hartz®.
The proper application of topical flea and tick drops helps ensure optimal product performance. The education center features videos that demonstrate the step-by-step application process for both dog and cat parents. It’s important for pet parents to understand that not all flea and tick drops are applied in the same manner, which is why Hartz® offers a unique video for each pet and each application process. These videos are supplemental to the written instructions available on product packages and on the website hartz.com.
The center also features an FAQ section with answers to common questions pet parents have about choosing and applying flea control products in addition to cat and dog-specific information.
Many factors such as temperature and rain can affect the prevalence of fleas and ticks throughout the year. As such, the education center features a news sections that is updated several times a week with the latest information on fleas, ticks, mosquitos and other parasites.
Parasite experts recommend that pet parents should protect their pets year-round from fleas, ticks and other parasites, regardless of how much time, if any, they spend outdoors. Fleas, ticks and other parasites could turn into a full-blown infestation quickly. With the Hartz® flea and tick education center, there are many resources available for pet parents to help them stay vigilant against flea and ticks year round.