Pets Need Protection Against Mosquitoes, Too

By: Amanda Ross
By: Amanda Ross

More rain around Eastern Carolina lately, means more breeding ground for mosquitoes. And while it's important to protect humans, our pets need protection as well from mosquito-borne diseases.

A local veterinarian WITN spoke with says the chemical DEET found in many human repellents can be dangerous to dogs.

There are a number of prescription medications found in vet's offices that can protect your four-legged friend.


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