Flea & Tick

Conventional medicine, dictates the use of pharmaceutical drugs and chemicals that have proven harmful and/or fatal to many unsuspecting pets and pet owners. New Beginnings encourages the use of natural products for the control of fleas and ticks.

If you currently have a dog who has taken Bravecto (fluralaner), Nexgard (afoxolaner), Trifexis, Simparica (sarolaner) or other chemical flea and tick preventatives and suspect ANY adverse reaction, check our resource links for information on what you can do.

This page is dedicated to informing the public to the dangers of using commonly prescribed toxic, sometimes fatal, flea and tick preventatives. We will also provide you with alternative options to safely and effectively treat fleas on your dog.


IT’S FLEA AND TICK SEASON.  ARE YOU READY? 

Are you using flea & tick products on your dog or cat?

“Pills or chews that protect dogs and cats against fleas & ticks can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, FDA said Thursday.” – NBCNews

(Credit: Reposted video from Planet Paws)


Animal Drug Safety Communication: FDA Alerts Pet Owners and Veterinarians About Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Certain Flea and Tick Products

September 20, 2018
“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class.
Since these products have obtained their respective FDA approvals, data received by the agency as part of its routine post-marketing activities indicates that some animals receiving Bravecto, Nexgard or Simparica have experienced adverse events such as muscle tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Another product in this class, Credelio, recently received FDA approval. These products are approved for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations, and the treatment and control of tick infestations.”
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What Not To Use

Healthy & Safe Alternatives

Pets Lost to Flea/Tick Chemicals

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