Fleas Invading Your Home? Identification, Extermination, and Prevention Tips

Finding Fleas Inside Your HomeFleas are small, wingless insects that survive by drinking the blood of their hosts. Fleas can be found on dogs, cats, and humans as well as other animals. With heads surrounded by sharp spikes and mouths that can pierce through their host’s skin, fleas are perfectly adapted for their method of survival.

Despite their small size, fleas can cause big problems. Found on humans, fleas can cause itching, rash, illness and injury. Humans with an allergic reaction to flea bites can get rashes or may have more severe reactions.

If you have a dog or a cat, protecting your pet from fleas is important. A pet that has been infested with fleas can easily spread fleas to humans in their household. Therefore, it is important to understand how to properly identify fleas, how they can be prevented, and how you can treat and get rid of them in your home. Most of the time, you can prevent your pet from getting fleas by giving your pet medical preventatives prescribed by the veterinarian. You can also prevent your pet from getting fleas by making smart pet care choices and by preventing your pet from coming into contact with another animal that is also infested.

One thing to remember when trying to eliminate fleas from your home is that for every one flea you see, there may be 99 fleas hiding somewhere in your house. If you have a flea problem, it’s important to eliminate them.

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7 Dangerous Toys to Avoid Giving Your Dog

Dangerous Toys to Avoid Giving Your DogDog lovers know that dogs tend to make toys out of anything – but their favorite playthings are usually the special toys given to them by their owners. However, not all dog toys are safe, and some are actually health hazards, no matter how much fun they may look. When getting toys for your favorite pet or before getting a new dog, these are the ones that are best avoided and why they can be a problem.

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How to Road Trip With a Dog

How to Take a Road Trip With DogsIt’s hard for devoted dog owners to leave their furry friends behind when they’re enjoying a vacation. Sometimes, dog owners do not want to put their dogs through the stress of flying, so a road trip, if possible, is the way to go! Taking your dog with you on your next road trip can be fun and adventurous. With that being said, it is essential that you prepare carefully to keep your dog and everyone else coming along for the ride comfortable. Here are six important steps to take when you’re preparing for a road trip with your dog.

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How to Travel With a Dog in Winter

Keeping Your Dog Warm and Comfortable on Your Winter Road TripIf you’re like many people who share their homes and lives with canine companions, you probably also like to include your dog when hitting the open road. However, if you’ve never done so in winter before, you should be aware that cold season road trips with dogs pose particular challenges that aren’t a part of the picture with summer roadtrips. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your pet healthy and safe when traveling during winter.

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What’s the Best Way to Adopt a Dog? Everything You Need to Know About Getting a New Dog or Puppy

How to Adopt a New DogThere is something special about dogs. They become a loving member of your family, always eager to greet you at the door or snuggle with you at the end of a long day. Dogs are special friends that will be happy to sit with you throughout the day or accompany you on a long hike through the woods. Although there are several positives associated with having a dog, ownership is a big responsibility that takes time, patience, and understanding. Below, we have put together the ultimate guide to getting a new dog.

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