There are more than 2,200 flea species recognized worldwide. Fleas can wreak havoc on your beloved pet/s. They are an itchy nuisance and can transmit diseases and cause skin allergies and anemia. Fleas cause severe irritations in both animals and humans. They also transmit a wide variety of diseases, including tapeworm infections (read about tapeworms here) and typhus like rickettsiae (read more here). Flea prevention is paramount for your pet’s health. It’s relatively inexpensive.
At Vet Home Express, August is our flea prevention month. To have Dr. Cecilia treat your pet for flea allergies or to order flea prevention treatments please call 954-243-0269.