Month: May 2017

Home / Archive for May, 2017

5 Reasons to have a pet App, specially during flea / tick season

You know that feeling when you show someone a photo on your mobile and they start flicking through the gallery? I know, right? We keep our whole lives on our

Life is a Celebration! But… Who Invited the Parasites?

We have all, at certain times in our lives planned a party and so we all know that it is pretty annoying when right in the middle of it, some

Have You Heard About Mediterranean Spotted Fever? And Tick Fever?

Our pets are not the only ones that can potentially get bitten by ticks. That’s why we asked Dr. Filomena Reys, MD some advice on a very common type of

How Is It We Have Fleas?? … Again!?

Maky was a street kitten and when we adopted her, she came full of fleas! We thought “Well, nothing like a good bath and antiparasitic treatment to take care of

What Do You Know About Leishmaniasis?

The “Kiss” of the Phlebotomus insect It has taken many lives, but it doesn’t win all the time! Small, discrete and with a light yellow colour, the Phlebotomus mosquito (sandfly)

Going Outdoors – Don’t Forget to Check for Parasites After!

Are you the kind of person who loves to hike every weekend? Or simply likes to go for a picnic in the park on a sunny day? Have you considered

What’s the Deal with Fleas?

Fleas are small insects from the Siphonaptera family (insects without wings), approximately 0.12 inches long and bodies flattened sideways, which allows them to move easily between feathers and fur. Fleas