Pet Care Tips

Ticks and Fleas

We know that dogs are often the victims of diseases just like a man is. Rather it becomes quite difficult to detect your dog to be unwell since he is unable to verbally communicate with you as a member of your family can. It is you who should be keen and watchful of your dog’s behavior and the level of activity performed by him. The following are the accounts of some general diseases that a dog can be attacked with.


Ticks and fleas are the common health concerns for dogs. Ticks generally stay near the regions of head, neck and ears and they can cause allergies and skin irritations. Some fleas may cause anemia in dogs as they feed on the blood of your pet. Fleas are also responsible for causing other intestinal worms like tape worm, hook worm along with diarrhea and fever. Thin young puppies with pot bellies are actually because of being attacked by worms. Canine distemper and Prognosis needs special medical attention for treatment.

You may control the prevalence of ticks and fleas by keeping the surroundings clean and tidy. While removing ticks manually make sure of using rubber hand gloves to avoid direct contact with blood. For driving away fleas and ticks you may also use chemicals which recommeded by veterinarian

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