How To Protect Your Pets From Fleas And Ticks

Written by Bridget Mwape

Fleas are wingless, blood-sucking insects that feed on dog, cats, humans and other species. There are many different types of flea each one specific torepparttar animal that it lives on. The most frequent fleas found inrepparttar 141758 home arerepparttar 141759 cat flea and dog flea.

THE FLEA PROBLEM Fleas and ticks are responsible for a number of diseases in pets and people. Some types of ticks, for example, can transmitrepparttar 141760 bacteria that cause Lyme disease to animals and humans and some fleas can harbor tapeworm larvae, which grow into adult tapeworms inrepparttar 141761 intestines of pets or people. Flea bites commonly cause skin irritation and itching and some pets are allergic to flea saliva. Taking care of your pets responsibly includes protecting them from fleas and ticks. Fleas can be a problem even inrepparttar 141762 best kept homes and onrepparttar 141763 cleanest of pets. The best approach to managing fleas is prevention. But if you already have a flea problem, you can control them as long as you treat both your pet and your home. Many products are available to help control fleas and ticks on pets and in their environment. Check with your veterinarian for appropriate treatments.

FLEA TREATMENT AND CONTROL The objective of treatment is to breakrepparttar 141764 flea life cycle by treatingrepparttar 141765 home,repparttar 141766 pets, andrepparttar 141767 outside environment with insecticide. Before purchasing and applying pesticide products to pets to control fleas and ticks, talk to your veterinarian aboutrepparttar 141768 best product to use and how to treatrepparttar 141769 animal, as well asrepparttar 141770 environment.

After feeding on your pet's bloodrepparttar 141771 female flea lays eggs which drop intorepparttar 141772 animal's bedding or favourite resting place. The highest concentration of eggs, larvae and pupae are likely to be in these areas rather than onrepparttar 141773 animal itself. This meansrepparttar 141774 vast majority ofrepparttar 141775 flea population lives in your yard or home.

New RecoveryPets.Com Tag Services Provide A Sense Of Security

Written by Thaddeus Collins

The greatest benefits of ownership is knowing that your property will be there when you need it, but ownership of a pet requires a different type of security measure. Because, pets are living creatures with minds of their own, they have a tendency to want to explore new things, and this often encompasses wandering off and not knowing how to return to where they started. This dilemma poses a unique problem for their owners inthat their pet is out there alone, and they are depending onrepparttar kindness of strangers to reunite them with their lost pet.

Now, every pet owner wants to have a sense of security that their pet will be returned if lost, and this is evidenced byrepparttar 141741 popularity of various identification techniques, such as pet tags, tattoos, and pet microchips. But, all of these means of pet identification have their limitations, and those limits are based onrepparttar 141742 fact thatrepparttar 141743 owners’ information will not change, and thatrepparttar 141744 finder knows howrepparttar 141745 pet is tagged. Althoughrepparttar 141746 most recognizable form of identifying a pet isrepparttar 141747 pet tag, this method is also subject torepparttar 141748 limitations above, but a company called RecoveryPets.Com has rectified this problem.

The pet tag is not a new invention, nor is it high tech, but it is stillrepparttar 141749 most recognize means of identifying a lost pet. Nowrepparttar 141750 use ofrepparttar 141751 pet tag has been revolutionize by combiningrepparttar 141752 pet tag with a unique identification number andrepparttar 141753 internet, this company has effectively created a means to recover lost pets that will never become obsolete. And, by compiling a database of registered pet owners onrepparttar 141754 RecoveryPets.Com website with their contact information,repparttar 141755 pet tag now provides a true sense of security for pet owners concerned about their pets wandering away.

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