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Everyone is very happy with the arrival of spring, but it is the time that must be very careful because it is also the time when it hatched fleas, ticks and other parasites. As more heat the eggs and larvae are favored. Fleas cause allergies, itching, irritation, discomfort, are invasive and aggressive nature.
Fleas suck blood many pets, both dogs and cats and can cause anemia, fever, weight loss, decay and other diseases.
In older pets or ill, can lead to death. It also affects the hair, skin; stings produce a crust that when they scratch or bite from itching injuries occur that lead to infections and other diseases.
The scabs left after flea bites, often confuses its own with other diseases such as scabies, ringworm or other. The cats also affected because the fleas transmit a bacteria that damages the membrane of red blood cells of cats, which can kill if treatment is delayed.
Ticks, attack in larger numbers of dogs and catch on where the dog cannot come to remove them, or they are harder to reach, as the neck, and ears.
Ticks transmit the bacterium Ehrlichia canis, which destroys platelets, and they have problems with clotting, bleeding, high fever, blindness, vomiting, and come to death.
As everyone knows, animals are suffering from different ailments and diseases as people, so they must pay close attention. In the case of birds, are very common respiratory infections. Some of the most serious may even end the life of the animal if not treated in time.
The birds are exposed to hundreds of parasites that can cause respiratory diseases. The best known are the air sac mites, which cause symptoms such as respiratory disorders (the bird hard to breathe normally) and excess saliva coming out of his mouth.
Keep in mind that not all parasites attack the same way or have the same level of severity. If you feel it slip out of the bird’s normal behavior is to consult with a veterinarian to diagnose and apply the necessary medicine. It is usually sufficient inoculation of a parasite.