Utica, NY (WIBX) - If you're scratching your head about how to keep your pets bug-free this summer the New Hartford Animal Hospital is offering help.

A free seminar on the best ways to control fleas and ticks will be presented at Schuyler Commons Apartments in Utica on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

The featured speaker is Dr. Maria Arnsman, D.V.M.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees may receive a pet-related gift. Schuyler Commons Apartment Homes are located at: 1776 Independence Square in Utica, New York 13502. To register call (315) 266.0145.