LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) Pets are spending more time outside during the warmer weather. That can create a risk for fleas and other harmful parasites.
The good news is that pet owners can prevent problems from heartworm, fleas and ticks.
Angie Hicks of Angie's List says the preventive care is less expensive than treatment for these problems.
There are several effective products on the market today that protect against heartworm, fleas and ticks. To ensure your pet's protection, experts suggest not skipping a dose. Talk to your vet about the best prevention for your pet.