Ticks transmit diseases. Check your dog thoroughly after being outside and remove any ticks promptly.
Fleas quickly infest homes. Use preventives on your dog and treat your home at the first sign of fleas.
Venomous spiders like black widows or brown recluses can bite people and pets if brought inside.
Don't allow dogs to playfully chase stinging insects outside. Remove any clinging to their fur before coming indoors.
Bees & Wasps
Flies and their larvae can infect your home if eggs are laid on your dog's coat or paws outside.
Flies & Maggots
These sharp plant pieces embed in dog fur, feet and ears. Groom thoroughly after walks.
Foxtails & Grass Awns
Tiny seed ticks latch onto dogs outside and are easily scattered around your home.