The trouble with fleas and ticks

They may be little, but fleas and ticks can cause big problems for your dog. 

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Important Safety Information:

NexGard (afoxolaner) is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding, or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders. For more information, click here for full prescribing information.

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Fleas
The flea life cycle— break it, or else

Even though you might not see fleas, they're prevalent across the United States. So while you shouldn't be surprised to find them on your dog, you may be surprised to learn that adult fleas (the ones you see) make up only about 5% of the total population. Just one can lay over 500 eggs in the first 21 days of setting up shop on your dog. NexGard® (afoxolaner) kills adult fleas before they get the chance, preventing an infestation.

One flea can lay more than
500

Eggs in 21 days3

The vast majority of developing flea stages (eggs, larvae, and pupae) are found not on dogs, but rather in the environment...
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Under shrubs
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In carpets
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In the cracks of wood floors
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Along fences
Under decks
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Ticks
A growing concern

Ticks—and the life-threatening diseases they can transmit—are a threat to dogs in the United States that is rapidly spreading across the country. 

Click through the maps to see the ticks that are prevalent in your area.
Ticks can be found in many of the places your dog loves to go, such as:
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Tall grass
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Trails
Woodlands
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Leaf litter
Believe the hype: Already a problem in many areas, Lyme disease is a growing threat to dogs throughout much of the United States.
Infection risk
no data high risk
2018 USA Canine lyme disease
283,248
Positive Cases
5,089,532
Total Tested
Important Safety Information:

NexGard (afoxolaner) is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding, or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders. For more information, click here for full prescribing information.

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the lone star tick
A serious threat

Lone Star ticks are widely distributed in the eastern United States, and the areas where they can be found are expanding. They are noted to be aggressive feeders that will actively seek out hosts like your dog—which is why it's important to keep dogs protected.

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Important Safety Information:

NexGard (afoxolaner) is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding, or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders. For more information, click here for full prescribing information.