These parasites put cats at risk for dangerous illnesses such as flea allergy dermatitis
, fleabite anemia, heartworm and Lyme disease, among others, according to officials of the Secaucus, N.
ATHE condition you describe sounds like flea allergy dermatitis
Fleabite allergies, which can result in the hypersensitivity skin disorder flea allergy dermatitis
(FAD), are the most common, followed closely by allergies to airborne particles like pollen, and then food allergies.
Anemia, flea allergy dermatitis
(FAD), skin infections, bartonellosis, tapeworm and tularemia are just some of the diseases associated with fleas.
The skin condition you describe sounds suspiciously like flea allergy dermatitis
Because of this mode of action, the study also suggests that treatment of pets with imidacloprid may help reduce the incidence of a hypersensitivity skin disorder known as flea allergy dermatitis
com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090415/NY99255 ) Vectra for Dogs & Puppies(TM): -- Kills adult fleas; starts killing fleas within 2 hours -- Provides ongoing protection against fleas and the diseases they may transmit, including tularemia, bartonellosis and rickettsiosis -- Protects dogs from flea infestations that may cause anemia, tapeworm disease and flea allergy dermatitis
(FAD) -- Contains an IGR -- pyriproxyfen -- stable in sunlight, prevents development of all immature flea stages (eggs, larvae and pupae) for 1 month -- Can be used on puppies as young as 8 weeks of age -- Patented applicator provides convenient topical treatment
Because it is administered orally, Comfortis(R) is also a great choice for dogs that swim or are bathed often, as well as dogs with flea allergy dermatitis
, a common skin disease resulting from flea bites, and dogs receiving topical skin treatments.