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How do I prevent my dog from getting fleas?

Posted by Vetcall on 31 May 2013

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Fleas are very irritating and will make your dog feel uncomfortable and itchy.  Some dogs are highly sensitive and allergic to fleas and can develop a severe skin problem known as Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD).  As well as causing both you and your dog to scratch, swallowing fleas during grooming can lead to tapeworm infection.  It is better to prevent flea problems than take the 'wait and see approach'.  Each flea can lay up to two thousand eggs, so you can very quickly have a flea ridden dog and house. You are best to avoid pet shop and supermarket variety flea treatments as most of these are notoriously ineffective and some...

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How do I prevent my cat from getting fleas?

Posted by Vetcall on 31 May 2013

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Fleas are very irritating and will make your cat feel uncomfortable and itchy.  Some cats are highly sensitive and allergic to fleas and can develop a severe skin problem known as Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD).  As well as causing both you and your cat to scratch, swallowing fleas during grooming can lead to tapeworm infection.  It is better to prevent flea problems on your cat than take the 'wait and see approach'.  Each flea can lay two hundred to four hundred eggs, so you can very quickly have a flea ridden cat and house. Some flea treatments on the market are notoriously ineffective and some are even dangerous. At Vetcall we have...

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