The EPA said it will develop stricter testing and evaluation requirements for flea and tick treatments that are applied to a pet’s skin. The agency also will begin reviewing labels to determine which ones need to say more clearly how to use the products.
The EPA’s effort follows increasing complaints from pet owners that the “spot-on” products have triggered reactions in dogs and cats, ranging from skin irritation to neurological problems to deaths. Cats and small dogs appear particularly vulnerable, the EPA said, especially when given products intended for larger animals.
There is more, but basically if you give a cat meds meant for dog, you will have problems. If you give a 10 lb dog meds for a 60 lb dog, you will have problems. Sounds to me like a lot of people who do not read the packaging and instructions! What do you think?
Answer by agentwanda at 9:54 PM on Mar. 18, 2010
Answer by itsmesteph11 at 7:28 PM on Mar. 18, 2010
Answer by CorrinaWithrow at 7:29 PM on Mar. 18, 2010
Answer by agentwanda at 9:56 PM on Mar. 18, 2010
Answer by vicesix at 8:53 AM on Mar. 19, 2010