Sick as a dog: canine allergies are on the rise – and adoring owners are to blame

Sick as a dog: canine allergies are on the rise – and adoring owners are to blame

In fact, it’s thought that almost a fifth of all dogs suffer with allergies.It means that we treat dogs like part of the family.Maybe we never used to notice dog allergies because we kept our pooches outside, made them work and ignored them.

Shielding pet owners warned that flea bites could be fatal

Shielding pet owners warned that flea bites could be fatal

The research – which uncovered how a third of immunocompromised over 55s are not aware that complications from flea bites can be fatal in extreme cases – went on to suggest that pet owners have found it much harder to treat their cat or dog during lockdown.

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

“He has an amazing heart for animals, but I think what is even more beautiful about how he connects with pit bulls is that it's just such a seamless, loving, humble way that he reaches out to dogs and he really connects,” Lisa Bricker, the director of development at Frankie’s Friends, a charitable pet foundation, told TODAY.davebautista/ Instagram"They just won the #DogLottery," actor Justin Long wrote in a comment on the post.

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a Multi-pet Household

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a Multi-pet Household

How to Get Rid of Fleas in a House With Multiple Pets If you live with more than one cat or dog and fleas are discovered on one of your pets, that could spell disaster for the whole fur family. How to Get Rid of Fleas Step 1: Treat all the pets in your home.

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Second, humans aren’t hairy enough to provide ample hiding coverage or the warm environment that dog fleas seek in a home. This is important to remember because adult fleas may emerge into the environment a considerable time after you apply insecticides in your home.

5 Myths About Tick and Flea Season Busted

5 Myths About Tick and Flea Season Busted

So many, in fact, that many pet parents don’t know the whole truth and nothing but the truth when it comes to controlling fleas and ticks on dogs and cats. Myth 3: City pets don’t need flea and tick prevention.

Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and Ticks

Severe cases may require using a spray or a fogger, which requires temporary evacuation of the home.It is very important not to use products on your cat that are intended for dogs.Lawn treatments may also be needed if your pet keeps getting re-infected every time it goes outside.Flea PreventionUse a flea comb on your pet and wash his bedding once a week.Keep the outside of your house free of organic debris, such as rake clippings and leaves, and remember that fleas like to hide in dark, moist, shady areas.There are many preventative flea control products available, both as prescription and over-the-counter formulas.TicksTicks are parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals, such as cats and dogs.

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

Pills or chews that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

All of their careful work upfront will assist the veterinarian in evaluating your pet's history and assist you in following through on any special needs your pet may require.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

I called in the pros: the veterinarians at VetPronto and Dr. Anthony George, doctor of veterinary medicine and certified veterinary acupuncturist, to learn some simple tips to help find a qualified vet in your new hood.