How to protect your pet from parasites

Pesky parasites pose a threat to our pets, our kids and even ourselves. While most are tiny and often out of sight, these nasty critters can wreak havoc on your pet’s health and, if left untreated, can cause life-threatening illnesses. Learn the signs to watch out for and how to protect your cat or dog from these critters. Most common parasites There are many types of parasites to watch out for in Australia. Here are the most common ones to protect your pet from. Fleas If your pet is scratching, it may have fleas! Fleas are tiny insects that cause itching, skin irritation and allergic reactions. Flea treatments should be given every month of the year to prevent and control flea infestations effectively. Ask your vet for the best advice on flea prevention for your pet. Ticks Australia has several types of ticks, ranging from the less harmful bush tick to the deadly paralysis ...

By |2024-02-08T23:13:29+11:00November 1, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on How to protect your pet from parasites
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