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Can cat fleas live on dogs?

Can cat fleas live on dogs?
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This article contains: Cat Dog
Fleas are never pleasant. These parasitic organisms feed off our pets, causing them a huge amount of discomfort and even pain. Not only are fleas associated with itchiness, they are also part of the tapeworm lifecycle. There are two main types of flea, Ctenocephalides canis, the dog flea and Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea, but can cat fleas live on dogs? Petplan investigates…

Things you shouldn’t feed your dog

Things you shouldn’t feed your dog
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This article contains: Dog
Whether your dog is sniffing around your feet while you eat, or they aren’t feeling too great, it can be very tempting to give them a treat to try and cheer them up, but not all foods are safe for dogs.

How to bathe a cat

How to bathe a cat
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This article contains: Cat
Cats are certainly one of the cleanest animals you'll ever have as a pet and it would be very rare not to see your feline friend giving themselves a tongue bath.

How often do you worm a dog and puppy?

How often do you worm a dog and puppy?
Posted on by Petplan
This article contains: Dog
Unfortunately, our four-legged companions are prone to picking up some nasty parasites so Petplan takes a look at how often you worm your dog or puppy.

Why does my cat bite me?

Why does my cat bite me?
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This article contains: Cat
Why does my cat bite me? Cats can be prone to biting for a number of reasons, are they being affectionate, angry, or just looking to play? Read on to find out!
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