Archive for May 20, 2018
Throughout the United States, many people own either cats or dogs. Considering that, it’s important to do everything possible to keep your pets as healthy as possible. You’ve likely heard about animals being susceptible to fleas. Statistics show that the average female flea is able to lay nearly 2,000 eggs throughout her lifetime. Considering that, it’s understandable to want to rid fleas from both your pet and home. With that in mind, here are five warning signs that your pet has been infected with fleas.
- Constant Scratching
One of the most obvious signs to look out when dealing with fleas is scratching. Fleas are known to jump and fly around constantly. Whether crawling or landing on your cat, it’s likely going to cause them to scratch themselves. After you first notice your cat scratching themselves, keep track of how long it continues. If your cat continues to obsessively scratch themselves, it’s time to consider contacting veterinary services.
Owning a dog can be an absolutely wonderful experience. Dogs are friendly and easy to love, with bright eyes and wagging tails and a sense of fun and loyalty that is not easy to find in many other common household pets. Dogs are called man’s best friend for a reason, and they often become cherished companions and members of the family for the entire duration of their lives. With nearly half of all dogs even regularly sleeping in their owner’s beds, it’s no wonder that dogs and their owners very frequently share and incredibly close bond. And dogs are smart too! They can learn commands, be trained to certain standards of behavior, and have even been found to be as smart as your average two year old human child. With around seventy five million dogs currently in the United States today, there is no doubt about it that dogs are one of the most popular pets anywhere you go in the United States.
But it is important to take good care of your dog, from regular doggy grooming to proper fe