April 3, 2014

U.S. retail sales of pet medications reached $8 billion in 2013, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers and online according to a Packaged Facts report released Wednesday.

April 1, 2014

Innovative Products has announced the launch of Gotcha Covered, a line of children’s daily use hair care products for head lice prevention.

March 18, 2014

According to a report published Friday in HealthDay News, most head lice now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, citing a study in the March issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology.

March 13, 2014

Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health division on Wednesday launched eight flea and tick treatments and control solutions, which are to be sold at pet specialty retail stores.

February 26, 2014

A new national survey released Wednesday found that the majority of moms who have experienced head lice in their household as an adult (81%) used an OTC treatment the last time they had an infestation.

January 20, 2014

Bayer's Advantage Multi for Dogs (imidacloprid + moxidectin) received Food and Drug Administration approval as the first-ever treatment for circulating microfilaria in heartworm-positive dogs.

August 20, 2013

Insight Pharmaceuticals recently introduced the Nix Complete Lice Elimination Kit, which contains everything parents need to combat lice in three easy steps.

June 7, 2013

Head lice have long been the scourge of schoolchildren and their families. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 6 million to 12 million lice infestations occur each year among children ages 3 to 11 years.

May 2, 2013

Bayer HealthCare has introduced a product for controlling fleas and ticks in dogs and cats that lasts eight months, the company's animal health division said Thursday.

April 19, 2013

A veterinary group in Texas is urging pet owners to protect their cats and dogs from heartworms.

September 28, 2012

Bayer HealthCare has signed a deal with a pet expert in a campaign focused on cat health, the company said Friday.

August 22, 2012

Mission Pharmacal will "aggressively" market its head lice kit during the back-to-school season, the company said Wednesday.

August 20, 2012

Sanofi's vaccine's division has launched a new treatment for head lice, the company said Monday.

August 16, 2012

Design Weave USA on Wednesday introduced a patented anti-bedbug and anti-dust mite dryer sheet under the Rest Easy brand.

April 11, 2012

Ladibugs on Tuesday announced the launch of its Ladibugs Hair Care — a chemical-free head lice product line — through more than 1,000 Great Clips locations.

March 9, 2012

A company that makes pet drugs has launched what it calls the first generic prescription heartworm preventive medication for sale at retail pharmacies around the country.

February 8, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a head lice treatment made by Sanofi, the drug maker said.

September 23, 2011

Bayer HealthCare's Rid brand is taking its battle beyond lice with the introduction of Rid home lice, bed bug and dust mite spray.

August 10, 2011

Fairy Tales Hair Care on Wednesday announced the launch of its first iPhone application, The Facts of Lice, to provide real-time alerts of lice outbreaks at the local level.

June 7, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a head lice treatment made by Topaz Pharmaceuticals, Topaz said Tuesday.

April 25, 2011

A line of head lice prevention hair care products has made its way to a Florida-based pharmacy chain.

March 8, 2011

Amid reports of a nationwide bed bug outbreak, a new pesticide-free solution has hit the market.

January 26, 2011

LiceGuard on Monday announced the launch of its Robi Comb product, a noninvasive electronic lice comb powered by a single AA battery that detects and destroys lice on contact simply by combing it through dry hair.

January 14, 2011

Vantzen Products is looking to help travelers protect themselves from bed bugs with its latest innovation.