Every summer, many dog and cat owners in Nebraska are plagued by serious and persistent flea infestations. Sometimes even petless families have to deal with fleas after a visit to the pet store or after the kids have played with a neighborhood dog or cat. Flea bites can be mistaken for a rash; each bite […]
Flea shampoos contain insecticides that vary in their effectiveness. The goal is to get to know how to get rid of fleas that are present on the animal at the time of shampooing. To be effective, the shampoo must stay on the animal for at least 10 minutes before rinsing. Only use a product on an animal for which it is labeled. A natural insecticide that is fairly effective D-limonene, a volatile oil from citrus fruits. These safe shampoos are good on kittens and puppies and for homes with infants.
AIS PARHOST1 permits making a query about statistics of different types of parasite-host relations of taxa of fleas and their hosts. An example of a summarizing table of relations of flea species of different families with species of the Leporidae family is given.
Meet… Helen T. Powers, DVM Dr. Powers is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, with a practice in Northern California. With a special interest in feline dermatology, Dr. Powers says that she is inspired in her work by the two cats who share her home, Pedro and Cheetah.
The PARHOST1 system permits analysing large amounts of data, in particular distribution patterns of the world’s flea fauna represented by 2000 species. The PARHOST1 system permits analysing distribution patterns and parasite-host relations of separate flea taxa and their interaction in various aspects.