Fleas & Mites in Dogs?

Answer Fleas and mites are types of external parasites that can affect dogs. Both cause extreme itching and discomfort and some cause hair loss and raw skin. A dog suspected of having fleas or mites shoul... Read More »

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What Happens When Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas are parasitic insects belonging to the group Siphonaptera. There are an estimated 2,000 species of fleas worldwide, all of which cause itching and discomfort to our canine companions, accordi... Read More »

Grain Mites in Dogs?

Grain mites are commonly found in dog food and might have an effect on your pet's health. These mites are extremely hard to detect because they are microscopic. Preventative methods can be taken to... Read More »

Cheyletiella Mites in Dogs?

Mites are small parasites that live off your pet. The Cheyletiella mite is just one type of mite your dog may contract at some point in his life. They are sometimes referred to as walking dandruff.... Read More »

Demodectic Mites in Dogs?

There are three types of demodectic mites: demodex canis, demodex gatoi and demodex injai, according to Mar Vista Animal Medical Center in Los Angeles. Of these mites, the most common affecting dog... Read More »