Know the enemy—We’ve got intel on what makes fleas and ticks tick

They think of your dog as their summer home and they plan to take up residence for generations unless you evict them. And it’s not just that these parasites are pesky and nasty. There is also a risk of your pet contracting various diseases and developing certain health issues because of the bloodsucking tenants in his coat. That’s why it’s important to prevent infestation with fleas and ticks and if one occurs- to react on time and eliminate the parasite once and for all. But before you get to action, it’s important to know what exactly you are dealing with- because fleas and ticks might both be little pains in the butt, but there are many differences between the two.

Even though both fleas and ticks are parasites that feed on your pet’s blood, that’s where their similarities end. If you are hoping to eliminate either fleas or ticks (or if your pooch is unlucky- both), you have to know thy enemy. So read on and get all the information you need to rid your pet of these tedious bloodsuckers.

By: Pet Guide

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