Why No One Talks About Cats Anymore
Saving Your Pet From Fleas.
Your pet can get stressed by free bites which are always itchy. Apart from that, they can cause dermatitis in pets through their saliva. The itchy bites will results to pets constantly scratching their bodies leading to hair loss and other skin problems. Fleas feasting on young pets such as puppies and kittens blood can cause anemia when out of control. Pets may also swallow fleas and get infected with tapeworms found inside the fleas.
You can know when your pet has fleas by observing on how it behaves. Fleas makes cats to look restless and to constantly scratch some parts of their bodies. Another observable behavior in cats is often shaking of the head and constant scratching of their years. Cats regularly lick their hair coat but too much licking can be another sign of potential fleas. You can run a flea comb through the pets hair to confirm if they have fleas because the comb pulls the fleas hiding under the hair coat.
You need different amount of time and resources dedicated to fighting fleas during different climates. When it is extremely cold,pets and other animals have no fleas. Very cold temperatures can either kill the fleas or make them dormant for that period until warm weather returns. In warm climate areas, fleas attack pets for the whole year. The best way to get rid of fleas is to continue treatment even during cold seasons because fleas can get into the house to escape the cold outside and attack our pets.
Many flea control products such as pills,collars,shampoos and spot on treatments are available in the market. Spot on treatments are liquids that are applied on to dogs and cats skins at the back or on the pet’s shoulder blades. PetAction spot medicine for cats is an example of a spot-on flea treatment that comes in form of a collar. When the guidelines on dosage are used well,spot-on flea treatments prove to be more effective in fighting fleas and pose no harmful side effects to pets. By properly reading the lable,you can easily differentiate the the dogs products from the cats products.
The new products coming out are making it difficult for consumers to choose the best flea control method. Consumers are also considering the safety of their kids because kids will always touch their pets thus exposing them to the chemicals used in flea control. Children can put the hands into the mouth swallowing the chemicals after touching pets or chemicals absorbed into their bodies through the skin. The best way is to visit your veterinarian so as to get their advice on flea treatment.
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