We hope the information in this article is helpful in determining if your dog has fleas as well as how to treat them, including some natural alternatives.
Applewood Boarding Kennel recognizes that controlling fleas on your dog is important to their overall health. However, sometimes a flea infestation can occur. If this happens, you must take action to stop the spread of these fleas.So understanding exactly how to control and kill fleas on dogs is crucial.
Fleas affect people, dogs and their environments every summer when that frustrating infestation always seems to emerge.
Here’s a fun flea fact - in regards to body and jumping ratio, fleas are second only to the frog hopper for the distance they can jump!
These parasites can be not only annoying but debilitating to some dogs – we hope that you can find a remedy which suits you here.
These parasitic insects can be evident in puppies from birth depending if the mother or their immediate environment is infested.
Scratching is one obvious side effect of fleas, however dogs with an infestation can also suffer skin inflammation and hair loss. Not many dog owners are aware of the fact that a severe flea infestation can also result in anemia and in very severe cases the blood loss can result in the death of the dog.