Do you remember the lice outbreaks in elementary school? The school nurse would come into the classroom and run a fine-tooth comb through everyone’s hair. Whoever it was who had lice would be treated like a piranha and would be sent home to endure smelly shampoo and more combing.
That is exactly how your pup feels when he gets fleas, except oftentimes, dogs are hyper-allergic to these infestations and they will itch until their hair falls out because they can’t tell you, “Hey mom, my head itches.” During the spring and summer months, be sure to look out for your pup’s itch so you can cure the fleas before they take over your dog and your house.
Where fleas come from
These small brown insects prefer temperatures of 65 to 80 degrees, and humidity levels of 75 to 85 percent, and unless you live in Alaska, you have a potential problem during spring and summer. The reason is: you are unable to create a protective bubble shielding your family and pets from germs and infestations. Unfortunately, because of this, any time your dog goes outside, …