and Other Parasites In Dogs
and other parasites need to be given always a priority
by the dog owners. The common incidences of flea
bite allergy in case of dogs cause worries among
the dog owners. Flea bite induces allergic reactions
in the concerned area bitten by the fleas. Hence,
the affected area looks like hairless area and the
animal starts scratching.
cause severe dermatitis in dogs with severe flea
infestations. Many times, the flea bite causes allergic
reactions in the dogs. In many occasions, dogs experience
severe discomforts due to these allergic reactions.
Medicated collars are available to treat and prevent
the infestation with external parasites like ticks
parasites like ticks, lice in addition to the internal
parasites like hook worms, round worms, whip worms
etc. cause affections in the health status of the
animal. For example, if hookworm affects the animal,
most of the times, the dog has anemia. The anemic
signs become more prominent depending on the degree
of affection by the hookworm.
larvae can pass directly through the skin and cause
problems in the affected ones. Such dogs may reveal
lesions pertaining to the dermatitis in the feet
region and in the skin areas. Skin rashes may be
seen frequently in such cases and the affected animal
passes loose stool, which is of red tinged and mixed
with blood material.
the round worms are seen in more numbers, the affected
puppies reveal a potbelly condition, which is easily
recognized by the dog owners themselves. Piperazine
salts are given by oral route for the treatment
of this problem. However, broad-spectrum anthelmintics
like pyrantel pamoate, fenbendazole etc. are given
to treat these conditions.
drugs have come in market to treat the fleas and
other parasites. Nowadays, the medical agent called
as ivermectin is highly preferred by many dog owners
to treat the fleas and other parasites in dogs.
This drug is available in injection form and oral
form. Even the drug is available for the external