Protecting Your Dog From Fleas

Guest Post by Duncan Kingori

5 Ways to Protect Your Dog From Fleas

Fleas not only irritate your dog, but they can also cause serious health issues too, such as flea allergy dermatitis caused by the flea’s saliva and leads to itching, inflammation and can even cause hair loss. Similarly, there are other diseases that a flea bite can infect your dog with, so it is necessary to protect your dog from these parasites. 

Tips and Tricks to guard your dog against fleas

Mentioned below are five things you can do to protect your dog

1. Flea deterrents

Using products that will guard your dog against fleas is the best way of protecting it. But before you start using one on your dog, make a visit to the veterinarian. Then apply the recommended amount based on your dog’s weight.


2. Get rid of old preventive products

Ensure that all products are in-date. This includes bathing, powders, and drops. 


3. Check for ticks regularly

Every time you take your dog for a walk or play, outside the house, check the dog’s skin thoroughly for any flea or tick that may be hitching a ride. Armpits and ears should be checked properly along with the rest of the body.

 


4. Regular grooming

Grooming your pet regularly promotes good health and cleanliness which in turn will keep fleas and ticks at bay. It is also a great way to bond with your dog. Daily grooming is recommended.

 


5. Keep the surroundings clean

The easiest way to protect your dog from fleas is to keep the house and the garden clean, it is important that you regularly mow the lawn to make it less inhabitable to fleas and ticks.

 

Provide Them With the Best

A few other things that you can adopt are providing your dog with the best quality of food, space, products, and environment. Along with regular check-ups from a well-qualified doctor.

And if your dog is already suffering from an allergy then make sure to get the treatment timely along with feeding it the best dog food for allergies.

This will help your dog greatly in healing faster by providing the required energy and comfort.

A good diet is a must for the medicines to heal to dog properly, otherwise, the chances of recurrence of the allergy or disease are high. 

 

 

Author Bio: 

Duncan Kingori has been in the writing profession for a decade now.

He has great experience writing informative articles and his work has been appreciated and published in many popular publications.

His education background in communication and public relations has given him a concrete base from which to approach different topics in various niches.

Duncan Kingori

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