When it comes to having a puppy, there are lots of to-dos that are probably on your list. First, of course, is picking out the puppy that you want, be it a rescue or a dog from a reputable breeder. The next thing is one of the most exciting — a name! Then there are […]
Fleas are known for their unsightly, itchy and distressing bites, with fleas in the home being unsanitary and dangerous for your pets. A flea infestation can be amongst the most tricky to get rid of, with the tiny pests invading homes and finding places to hide. They seek out warmth, hiding in places such as […]
The Black Death, which killed thousands throughout Europe in a pandemic stretching from the 14th to 19th century, was likely spread by parasites such as fleas and lice carried on the human body.
Staycation holidays have been on the rise since the Brexit vote due to the falling pound. This has meant that it is cheaper to stay in the UK for a holiday instead of heading abroad to Europe, getting less for the euro. Whilst it can be a money-saver, Britons may not realise that they could […]
Flea bites can be very distressing for people, and even more so for pets. While bites are not particular painful they can become itchy and uncomfortable depending on sensitivity. Persistent scratching is often the first indicator your pet has fleas. But before you take your pet to the vet you should check if you have […]
A young Australian man took a dip in the ocean to soothe his legs after a day of playing football but was horrified when he returned to the beach to find his legs bleeding uncontrollably from what appeared to be thousands of tiny bites. Sam Kanizay, 16, spent Saturday evening unwinding at Dendy Street Beach […]
She told The Age the fleas were the most likely culprit for Sam’s wounds. She added the number of bites was unusual but that sea fleas are common both in Australia and around the world. “They’re there all the time; you could put a piece of meat in the water, anywhere in the bay, and […]