Flea and tick control is something that should be handled on a monthly basis. Because it is handled monthly the first of each month is the best date to use. So at the first of each month you should take care of this. There are two methods of taking care of flea and tick control. Applying a solution to their back just behind the neck is one method. The other method now is to give your dog a pill the first of each month. This is so much easier with no mess.
In addition to this process you must also give your dog a heart worm pill. Because it is very important to prevent heart worms in your dog. This is also a monthly routine and should be done on the first of each month.
Further more the importance of taking care of these two monthly procedures cannot be under emphasized.