Does your pet start scratching often? Do they appear irritable or annoyed for unknown reasons? Chances are at this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks. At the peak of summer, fleas and ticks will go all out and may pose a major threat to humans and their pets. The purpose of this article is to provide you with some advice on pet fleas and tick prevention.
Fleas and ticks can do more than just make your pet itchy. They can also make your pet very sick. When a flea infection in your pet is severe, the accumulation will develop into gray larvae. In addition, white eggs give dogs the appearance of salt and pepper, making the infection easy to recognize.
Ticks are more difficult to spot and often attach to the neck or ears. There are three steps you can take to stop or prevent fleas or ticks infestation. The first step is to protect your property. Since fleas and ticks come from outdoors or other animals that your pet touches, please make sure your property is properly protected. If you restrict the entry of wild animals into your yard, you can protect your dog from fleas and ticks. Ticks also like to hide in grass and trees, and can cling to you and your pets without being spotted.
The best way to avoid this is to mow the lawn regularly, trim shrubs and trees, and remove any decaying plants or dead leaves from the yard. These are excellent hiding places for fleas and ticks, and if they roll or play in places where they are infested, they can cause serious damage to your pet. Frequently use a vacuum cleaner to vacuum and throw away the collected dirt to maintain a healthy home environment.
The second step is to talk to your local veterinarian. I recommend consulting your veterinarian before using any kind of flea and tick prevention products, because certain chemical ingredients may be harmful to your pet. Therefore, always be cautious about which products to use for your pet. Some products may only specifically protect fleas or ticks, but not both at the same time. Other products can prevent and prevent other parasites at the same time.
There are also products designed to kill these parasites, but do not provide preventive measures. For all these reasons, you should talk to your veterinarian before making a final decision. The last step is to take action with a specific product. Many flea and tick prevention products are highly recommended, and there are many options to choose from.
There are also external medicines, tablets and injections that can be used for all pets. When using these products, follow all instructions and use them consistently. Missing doses can cause problems and can cause infections to be difficult to eliminate once they begin.
If the situation becomes worse than it should be, immediately contact the local exterminator and perform a veterinary inspection. Ticks and fleas can spread diseases to you and your pets. Please follow the steps below to avoid any problems and spend an itchy summer.