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. 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. Intestinal worms Another parasite you need to protect your pet from is intestinal worms. Intestinal worms live in the intestines and feed on the nutrients that your pet consumes. The most common intestinal worms in Australia are roundworm, tapeworm, ...

By |2024-02-23T09:20:52+13:00November 1, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on How to protect your pet from parasites
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