Parasites live on or in our pets, and sometimes us, and can cause a range of signs. From ectoparasites, who live on the skin, to endoparasites, who live inside our pets, parasites are found inhabiting all our pet species and are a frequent reason for our pets to end up visiting their local vet! To find out more about the parasites your pet could be at risk from, and how you can protect them, follow our handy links below.
Fleas And Your Small Pet
Fleas aren’t fussy, and will take a bite from most warm-blooded animals. This includes small furries, such as hamsters, Guinea-pigs and rats, who usually pick them up from other pets in the home.
Mites And Your Small Furry
Did you know there are actually many species of mites? Small and spider-like, with four pairs of legs, mites are actually a group on their own!