WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW COULD HURT YOU!
Mosquitos are not only harmful to humans, but they can be harmful to your dogs as well. Mosquitos transmit disease and some of these diseases can cause death. Although a dog’s fur can protect a lot of their body, there are still exposed skin that can be targets for mosquito bites such as their ears and nose. The primary concern when it comes to diseases in dogs caused my mosquitos is heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a serious condition that is caused by a worm that lives in the blood vessels and heart of infected pets.
Mosquito bites can be irritating and annoying. Not only do they cause itching and other allergic reactions, but they can also transmit disease. Knowing how to prevent mosquito bites can go a long way, but even if you do end up getting bit, there are plenty of treatments to help reduce the minor symptoms. For major symptoms, see your doctor for further assistance. Prevention of mosquitoes is the best medicine against them. The first step in prevention is to ensure proper mosquito control.
At first glance, you may not realize just how harmful mosquitos can be. Yea, you know that when they bite you, you have to itch in that area and it can get annoying. What you might not know is that mosquitos cause more human suffering than any other organism. Over one million people die each year worldwide from mosquito-borne diseases. Mosquitos carry disease that can affect humans, but they also transmit diseases and parasites that can cause harm to animals such as dogs and horses. One of the biggest diseases in the world is Malaria.