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Dog Flea:Causes, Treatment, and Related Symptoms

Dog Medicine
Fleas are parasitic on warmblooded animals and feed on blood, which bring many diseases to dogs, such as taeniasis. The infection site is mainly the small intestine. Clinically, dogs often have the action of rubbing their butts, and small white spots often appear around the feces and the dog's anus.

Causes of Dog Flea

Exposure to contaminated environments and infected animals are causes of the disease.

Dog Flea Symptoms

Scratching and scratching ears, dogs will often turn back to bite the hair on the back or tail, and the skin is prone to pustules, small cuts and crusts. Hair loss and pigmentation occur with prolonged infection.

Diagnostic criteria for Fleas on Dogs

There will be fine sand like flea excrement on the body, and the adult can be seen to move quickly on the dog with short hair. If the dog with dark hair and long hair is difficult to see, you can use a dense comb or flea comb to comb and observe whether fleas are found on the comb, so as to quickly diagnose whether it is flea infection.

Flea Treatment For Dogs

Long-acting sprays, drops, and oral medications can be used.

Methods of prevention and control
Fleas are prone to lay eggs and hide in the environment, especially where dogs sleep. Use a vacuum cleaner to clean the nooks and crannies of your home, remove eggs, pupae and adults from the environment, and wash your dog's bedding and sun it.