Harvest Mites: How they affect Pets

Harvest mites are mites that are commonly found in forests and grasslands. They can also be known as red bugs, berry bugs or in their larval stage as chiggers. Harvest mites are relatives of spiders. They are nearly microscopic and have an orange hue. They most frequently infect humans and animals in their larval stage…

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Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

Atopic dermatitis (atopy) is an inherited allergic skin disease of dogs. The condition is characterised by inflammation, itchiness, repeated skin and ear infections. The face, ear flaps, abdomen and underarms areas are affected. Advanced cases have skin changes caused by self-inflicted damage, including red-brown saliva staining of light coloured hair, hair loss and black mottled…

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