Pets are like members of the family and all of us love pets that we rear. They are always a companion to us be it alone or while spending time with the family. When your pet falls ill or become sick we cannot stand that for this main reason. It is very sad to see the pets in distress and especially when your dog is infected with fleas.
The distress and pain that the dog has to undergo with flea infection is really bad to see. Fleas, as you all know are the little insects that feed on your dogs blood and seen on its skin. These external parasites can draw a good amount of blood from your dog’s body every day.
The signs or symptoms that your pets show while having this infection is very clear. The infected dogs will be scratching its skin and also nipping it more than any normal day. On close inspection fleas can be seen on the skin of the dog.
The adult fleas are brown or even red in color and for dogs that are prone to allergic reactions to the flea bites they develop dry and crusty skin and also patches of the hair from the bites. The cats also develop similar symptoms like dogs. According to www.fleabites.co.uk there are several treatments available for dogs and it is important that you start giving it at the earliest from it being affected more.
Make sure that your house is completely free of the fleas that must have got cleared from your pets after the treatment. Most fleas are found in your home at different stages of growth and hence it is necessary to clear them off for checking the pets getting infected again.
A dog if not given proper flea treatment can get serious skin infections that can prove to be dangerous in the long run. After the infection is clear throw or clean your pet’s bed completely so that all the fleas get cleared off.
Next action should be that the pets to be kept away from the fleas so that it doesn’t get infected back. Use some insect repellent and make sure that the house is completely clean. Think wisely and save your pet for its long life.