Heat helps develop a number of parasitic diseases in pets. Being in close daily contact with them, we have cause for concern, as parasites of cats and dogs can easily be transmitted to humans. It turns out that the hugs we exchange can be expensive. In order not to worry, you should know how to protect your pet from common diseases caused by insects.
There are parasites of cats and dogs
Although you have established strict hygiene rules, you should keep in mind that the risk of parasites for cats and dogs is potential. Either clean out your cat’s litter box or check the puppy’s earsAnd the You risk getting contaminated.
The most common parasite of cats is the protozoan Toxoplasma which may be present on plants or on soil contaminated with excreta. It doesn’t matter if the cat is outgoing or still a baby, you need to be careful when handling its attachments and wash your hands afterward.
Internal or other hidden parasites in your pet’s hair are giardiasis and the Cryptosporidium. It comes from puppy feces and can lead to fever or diarrhea.
Finally there toxin disease Which can cause blindness in young children while adults can be affected by digestive and nervous disorders.
External parasites of cats and dogs
Lots of joy and energy in the garden or in the garden park! Soon, returning home, the animal begins to scratch. This carries the risk of forming wounds which, when infected, are likely to carry allergic reactions and dermatitis.
The most common types of cat and dog parasites that attack your coat are fleas and ticks. These latter behave in the same way as if they were biting a human, so the danger is also to the animal.
While walking in parks, grassy areas and forests, you cannot keep your cat or dog on a leash all the time, especially if there are suitable places for animals. The tigers lie in wait on the tall grass and cling to the first furry that passes nearby. Therefore, the saliva that the tick injects into the skin allows it to penetrate into the blood of the host.
What diseases of a tick bite can we fear?
Contrary to the belief that animals cannot suffer from ticks and fleas bites, 5 bacterial diseases have been identified: feline piroplasmosis, Lyme disease (the most common and most dangerous), Ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis and Bartonella disease. These diseases are transmitted by ticks and fleas, and in the absence of treatment and prevention, they can lead to a fatal outcome. You should have a tick remover on hand and know how to treat a bite quickly, without delay.
Prevention as a guarantee against diseases transmitted by fleas and ticks
The first effective measure should be to eliminate ticks in the garden. And what’s even better is pesticide-free!
The second thing to do is to use reliable means of treatment such as sprays, antiparasitics and anti-tic sorbents, which have on the one hand a curative effect and on the other hand a preventive result. Do not handle these products without wearing gloves!
A fur check is required after every outing, even if you have handled the animal, as double insurance. Especially examine the danger areas: around the ears, under the abdomen and inside the thighs. It is recommended to consult a veterinarian to apply other solutions such as collars and discs.
Your alertness should not be impaired so that you can notice symptoms such as loss of appetite, fever, and even changes in behavior such as unusual aggressiveness in time.
For your own safety, when accompanying your dog outside, avoid stepping on the grass and choose paths and paths free of weeds. About the clothes, it is complicated by the heat.
Which cat flea repellent to use to ward off parasites?
Apart from regular cleaning with a Karcher vacuum and steam cleaner, you can use household products made with vinegar diluted in water. Spread baking soda or diatomaceous earth and vacuum after a few days. 10
If the essential oils act as a repellent, you can dilute 20 drops of lavender essential oil in a liter of water. Spray the cat and the bedding! Do not be afraid if he licks himself, this is not dangerous!
Once you have eliminated the fleas, you should use an insecticidal shampoo with neem oil, the application of which is very effective against aphids on roses and against garden ants.
Be vigilant and diligent to avoid complications for pets and the whole family!
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