WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),
tick-borne disease is on the rise and prevention should be top-of-mind,
particularly during the spring and summer when ticks are most active. In
one shopping trip, dog owners can conveniently pick up the new Adams™
Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs &. Puppies as they brace for what experts
say could be the worst summer on record for an increase in the tick
population. Available now in a red circle tin, each purchase includes
two adjustable collars that provide a full year (12 months) of
protection. In addition, shoppers can save $5 with a limited-time coupon here.
With dog ownership increasing to nearly half (48%)in the U.S.1,
pest outbreaks can impact millions of households each year. The mild
winter and now, warmer weather has particularly created ideal conditions
for pests to grow and multiply quickly this summer. Adams™ Flea and Tick
Collar for Dogs &. Puppies is one of the first and few collars that
protects dogs from fleas, ticks. Mosquitoes. All of which are
serious concerns for dog owners across the country because these pests
can transmit blood-borne disease. Busy dog owners will appreciate saving
time and money by using collars, a hassle-free option compared to
monthly, potentially messy topical treatments, which can require a trip
to the veterinarian.
To help pet owners get ready for outdoor summer fun here are additional
Keep pets cool by providing plenty of water and shade to avoid
Be mindful to avoid hot surfaces. Pets can burn their paws on
sun-heated pavement like black asphalt.
Avoid using wooden sticks or branches to play fetch. Pets can swallow
the smaller sticks or branches which can create a choking hazard and
potentially injure their mouth and/or throat.
Keep an eye out as dogs explore areas around public picnic tables as
there may be broken glass that can injure their paws and unhealthy
food scraps that may make them ill.
For a complete Adams™ product list and more education about flea and
tick control, visit www.adamspetcare.com.
1 American Pet Products Association. (2017-2018) National
Pet Owners Survey
About Adams™ Flea and Tick Control
The Adams™ line of products, which has been sold by veterinarians for
more than 30 years, includes easy-to-use and effective topical products,
shampoos, collars and sprays for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, as
well as the home and yard. It's imperative to comprehensively treat
your pets, home and yard regularly to eliminate the pests as well as
their hidden eggs and larvae. For a complete product list and more
education about flea and tick control, visit www.adamspetcare.com.
About Central Garden &. Pet
Central Garden &. Pet Company is a leading innovator, marketer and
producer of quality branded products for the lawn &. Garden and pet
supplies markets. Committed to new product innovation, our products are
sold to specialty independent and mass retailers. Participating
categories in Lawn &. Garden include: Grass seed and the brands PENNINGTON®,
and THE REBELS®. Wild bird feed and the brand PENNINGTON®.
weed and insect control and the brands AMDRO®, SEVIN®, IRONITE®
and OVER-N-OUT®. Decorative outdoor patio products under
the PENNINGTON® brand. We also provide a host of other
regional and application-specific garden brands and supplies.
Participating categories in Pet include: Animal health and the brands
ADAMS™ and ZODIAC®. Aquatics and reptile and the
brands AQUEON®, CORALIFE®, SEGREST and ZILLA®.
bird &. Small animal and the brands KAYTEE®, Forti-Diet®
and CRITTER TRAIL®. Dog &. Cat and the brands TFH™,
NYLABONE®, FOUR PAWS®, IMS™, CADET®,
DMC™, K&H Pet Products®, PINNACLE® and AVODERM®.
and equine and the brands FARNAM®, HORSE HEALTH™
and VITAFLEX®. We also provide a host of other
application-specific pet brands and supplies. Central Garden &. Pet
Company is based in Walnut Creek, California. Has approximately
4,100 employees, primarily in North America. For additional information
on Central Garden &. Pet Company, including access to the Company’s SEC
filings, please visit the Company’s website at www.central.com.
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