Taking care of your furry best friend requires regular vet visits, frequent grooming, and a lot of love and attention. But there’s one aspect of your dog’s health that you likely aren’t thinking about. And ignoring it could result in dangerous health issues.
Known for their unconditional love, the vast majority of dogs are totally devoted to their owners. Most dogs are smart enough to be trained. In addition to being able to sit, fetch, and roll over, some dogs are as smart as a two-year old child. Here is a list of the five smartest dog breeds along with some additional facts that you will find interesting.
Fleas can be irritating for people. They’re not just a minor nuisance, though. The pests can be extremely distressing for your pets. As they hitch a ride on an animal, fleas bite and suck blood, which can cause inflammation and itching. Fleas can also carry disease. They can infect cats with Bartonella, the bacteria responsible for cat-scratch disease. These bacteria can be transmitted to humans. Fleas can also serve as a host for tapeworms and pass the parasites to your pets or, more seldom, you.