Yes. Many of these pests are still active during the winter months, no matter how cold it gets. And year-round bug preventives not only help safeguard your pet from disease, but they help protect your family’s health as well.
Fleas can endure very cold temperatures. They can also ride out the winter on dogs and cats huddled next to the skin where it’s warm.
Ticks don’t die with the first frost. They are just less energetic, while others search for a new host during winter thaws when it’s above freezing. Still others can live year-round in homes and kennels.