Fleas are pesky pets that can seriously affect your pet's behavior and overall health. Many owners aren't aware of the serious implications of flea-borne diseases and just consider the annoying chewing, licking, and scratching most pets exhibit when bitten by a flea.
The risks for flea-borne diseases affecting both pets and people is just one of the reasons I recommend owners team with their veterinarians to formulate a plan that includes appropriate preventative medication, environmental control, and grooming.
Learn about the flea-friendly environments, flea infestation clinical signs, flea-borne diseases, and preventive and treatment measures for your pets via this article Flea Borne Disease Awareness and Prevention.
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