Its summer and your pet is probably itching to go outdoors and enjoy the sun. However, some unwanted parasites out there may have them itching for other reasons. Fleas and ticks can cause lots of issues, especially in the summer time. Fleas and ticks can infest your pets and transmit diseases and other parasites not only to your pet but also to your family. Fleas and ticks can cause many serious problems, such as, Flea Allergy Dermatitis- which causes rashes, inflammation, and hair loss, Lyme disease, large amounts of blood loss, and much more. There are many precautions that can be taken in order to prevent a flea or tick infestation in your pet, which can even be transferred to your family.
Here are some tips on how keep your pet safe from these parasites:
There are also steps you can further take to prevent your pet from being infested by fleas and ticks: