|How To Prevent Fleas
Flea infestation is one of the most common
health problem in dogs and cats. Almost every dog and cat
will become infested with fleas at some time during their
life. These tiny, almost-invisible pests are much
more than an annoyance. They make life miserable by disrupting
your household with a vicious cycle of biting and scratching.
don't just make your pet itchy, they can actually make him/her
quite ill. Be aware of how fleas can irritate your pet!
It might be difficult to see fleas, but they certainly can
make their presence felt, especially to your pet.
Prevent the effects of fleas with regular use
of a flea preventative and killer such as Frontline, Advantage
and more available at PetCareRx.
Description: The female is 2.5 mm long, and the male is
When infestations are very heavy, the accumulations
of grayish larvae and white eggs give the sleeping quarters
of cats a "salt-and-pepper" appearance that easily
identifies the infestation.
Flea pupae have the ability to lie dormant
for very long periods, and are believed to be "awakened"
by vibration and carbon dioxide from exhaled breath. An
infested house which has lain unoccupied for some time may
carry a ready-made flea infestation for new incoming occupiers.
Fleas can jump vertically for 5 or 6 inches [about 15 cm],
and can attach themselves to skin or clothing.
|How To Prevent Ticks
Ticks are second only to mosquitoes throughout
the world in transmitting infectious disease to humans and
animals, including Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, Babesiosis.
Due to the serious potentially life-threatening nature of
these diseases, they are very important when they occur.
If your pet is bitten by a tick, the results can be fatal.
pet's risk of contracting these diseases can be reduced
by regularly using a tick preventative to kill and repel
ticks which can be purchased at PetCareRx
for up to 50% off your Vets prices.