Health Care and Diseases in Guinea Pigs Diet and Health As discussed, a guinea pig’s diet is particularly important when it comes to vitamin C. It is also crucial in preventing dental disease, which can mean that a guinea pig
Common Health Problems of Domestic Poultry The most important thing when it comes to keeping chickens healthy is good husbandry. suitable housing that is kept clean a good diet a happy environment preventative worming. The following issues are those most
Suitable methods of flea control What is the best method of flea control for your cat? This is a simple question with a rather complex answer. Successful flea control has two aspects. Fleas must be controlled on your cat, and
The Problem with Fleas If untreated, the female flea will continue to take blood for several weeks. During that time, she will consume about 15 times her body weight in blood. Although the male fleas do not take as much
The Flea Life Cycle Although you are only able to see the adult flea, there are actually 4 stages of the life cycle. This entire life cycle (adult flea egg larva pupa adult) can be completed
The worming treatment recommended for your cat will depend on their age and lifestyle. Both roundworms and tapeworms can easily be picked up from a hunting cat’s prey, but also via other routes, including kittens contracting worms from their mother.
What are Harvest Mites? The harvest mite (Trombicula autumnalis) is a small orange coloured mite that can cause skin irritation of dogs, cats and other animals. During their life cycle the mite goes through 4 stages: egg, larva, nymph and
Fly Strike This condition is distressing for both rabbits and owners alike. This condition is often discovered too late and can result in the death or euthanasia of affected rabbits. Blowflies are flies whose larvae are able to attack the