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Animal Parasites

Parent Category: Animal Life
Animal parasites refer to the common parasites that afflict animals, such as worms, ticks, mites, lice, and fleas. Animal parasites come in two varieties, external and internal, and can be very troublesome for the animal, sometimes leading to severe illness or death. There are often treatment options for these parasites, but the best way avoid exposure is for animals to receive regular veterinary care.

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they have springy legs
how long can a human survive without food and drink
first you need tp make sure what your applying is age appreotriate.  It also depends on the type pf product. Some go between the  shoudlers and other go down the entire back and thats if topical.  There are pills and collars.
Guinea Hens, Chickens, and Wild Turkeys.
Anti parasitic medication, like "Frontline" and "K-9 Advantics"  keep ticks off of dogs. But cutting down long grasses and trimming  bushes and tree limbs keeps ticks from climbing onto the tips and  getting on your dog when it brushes by.
Common habitats of segmented worms are noermally around dirt.
Definitely not. Tapeworms are not common at all to have, and most  people do not have one inside of them. dez nuts gottee
look at it like weeds when they getting out of hand the you need to  control the but you can never really knock out weeds or parasites,
many pet stores sell de-fleeing ointments, that is really all you can do. sorry it's not much help
Yes, walnuts can make dogs sick; please do not give them walnuts!
Ringworm infection is a very common skin infection which is caused  by a fungus. This fungus grows and spreads along the outer layer of  the skin and is more frequently observed around the stomach and  lower part of the abdomen, under the armpits, between the thighs  and around the groin. So yes...
Make sure your puppy has all its teeth in if not then you need to get puppy mlik and bottle from your vet if the puppy has teeth try soaking the puppy food in warm water and fluff up with a fork and see if that works and if none of that works call your vet.
because it has long back legs to sprint
because its back legs are long and its front legs are short so it  can sprint forward
no they were actually made from animals
 Adaptation is also a common term to describe these helpful or  adaptive traits. In other words, an adaptation is a feature of an  organism that enables it to live in a particular habitat.   Most species of  earthworms share some common traits or adaptations, such as their  streamlined body...
You need to take it to the vet. They might be able to get the  worms out of your dog. 
the first time someone itched their head and found a tiny bug
Rub him down with a dryer sheet like "Cling- Free" and then brush  him with a boar bristle brush-not a nylon brush. Nylon creates  static. But wait till dark first, then throw a wool sweater on top  of him and yank it off real quick, so you can watch the little blue  sparks fly!
No lice is in the insect group of parasites called louse.
I am going to assume that you mean host, parasite, and environment.  If this is the case then a parasite is an organism or animal that  uses another creature for its survival. Some are completely  dependent on their host and feed off nutrients in the hosts body.  An example would be the Tape...
The ingredient "Permethrin" has been shown to be effective in killing bed bugs, yes. I haven't personally experimented yet but I am tonight. Will post results!
Probably the head of the tick if you didn't remove it correctly.  Dump some mineral oil on the tick, [enough to completely cover it]  and then gently twist tick counter clockwise while gently tugging  tick out. Do not try to sqeeze it out. It will eventually be  dislodged by the body's own...
It sucks the blood of the host human from its intestine and may cause severe anemia.
Hookworms live in the intestines and suck blood from the human host  through the intestinal wall.
The eggs, larva, and pupa go dormant at temperatures below  freezing. The adults die at these temperatures.
Pinworms can enter the body the pinworm eggs may get caught under  the nails of a human and when the eggs hatch they dig in to the  humans skin and may live there for up to two weeks
No you can not..it is steroid..Use antifungal cream for ringworm.. p/s=i am a doctor
Because there's no source of food where they live in the Hadal zone (the deepest darkest trenches of the ocean) so they need bacteria to turn toxic chemicals streaming out of hydrothermal vents into "food" (chemicals they can use to survive).
Aristotle proposed that fleas are spontaneously produced from  putrefying matter. Reference:   The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science ISBN-10: 0670026743 
Because there's no source of food where they live in the Hadal zone  (the deepest darkest trenches of the ocean) so they need bacteria  to turn toxic chemicals streaming out of hydrothermal vents into  "food" (chemicals they can use to survive).
No, neither will get rid of parasites.
Depends upon the medicine. I am assuming that you are using any of  the most popular flea treatments for your dog's flea control. With  that in mind, here are the recommended dosages of various  medicines.    Frontline Plus orange -- 0.67 ml per month or   Advantage aqua pack -- one pack...
Our vet says Worms can live out side the body of a host and that they live in the dirt. More importantantly your should follow up on the worming again because eggs hatch every 2 to 3 weeks ( in cycle 21 days )That is why your seeing live worms.... PS switch worming meds go from panacur to drontal to...
Nothing in particular. Many dogs in the world don't get heartworm  prevention even once. Just make sure you don't forget it again  because heartworms are the most obnoxious disease in dogs.
Tapeworms were discovered in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish  physician and botanist.
Not really you can take worm outs it's a liquid that clean out all  the worms.
Yes, you also could use baby shampoo.
Vinegar does get rid of fleas.If you have a dog you can use  vinegar, such as in the bath, applying directly to your pets fur or  skin, or even in their drinking water (dogs only).
It might if it swallowed too much. It is very strong stuff, it is  straight poison after all. Even licking it off itself can lead to  serious illness.
Yes, if temperatures are between 50 and 130 degrees.
Fleas themselves do not cause hair-loss. Rather, if the cat is infested, its continued scratching is the most likely culprit. If the hair-loss is extreme, however, another cause might be sarcoptic mange. In addition, there are several dermatological afflictions that can cause hair loss. Your...
  == Answer ==   You should tell your veternarian and he/she should have a treatment plan set up for your dog. The type of medicine given depends on the type of parasite inside your dog so it's best to just go to them. 
Because "worms" are not really a natural classification, different phyla of vermiform animals have very different lifestyles.Polychaete annelids (segmented worms) usually burrow around in moist earth/ live in water; they are usually insectivorous. Respiration is usually cuticular (this is common to...
Yes. Both "new" and "fleas" are used correctly.
Because a flea is made up of cells, and cells are living things. So the smallest living thing is a cell.
The body has several defenses in place to keep harmful worms out of  your body. There are a few, however, that can occasionally  penetrate these defenses. Hook and Ring worms are some of the many  common culprits, but in the US these cases are fairly uncommon.
yes they can because they are water fleas
The first thing you need to do is try to identify what kind of worms your dog has. Once you've done this, go to your local pet store and ask for worming medication specific to the worms you are trying to treat. It would be easiest to take a stool sample to your local vets office and have them...
Most worms will survive in sand, but not all.
Not usually. They will bite you if they cannot find a more  preferable source of food, then jump off.    There are some fleas that will infest humans, but they will  normally live in the bedding or clothing and only jump onto the  body when in need of a meal, although some have been known to...
what do you mean if exposed?But you check for headlice so you dont have them and you dontgive them to anyone else.If you have someone checking you for lice,cause you cant do it on your own,and they find white and it is hard to move,it is hatched lice eggs or 'nits'.If they are brown/grey,they are...
Worms find food by chewing their way through the earth and through  the decaying material on top of the soil. As they chew, they eat  and absorb food items while allowing unusable items, such as dirt,  to pass through their systems.
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You put toothpaste on the toothbrush wet it then scrub gently in a  circular motion
After at least a year or so
There is an ingredient in cat shampoo that kills head lice.
I don't think you should do that if you do your hair will start falling out.
The female anopheles mosquitoes carry malarial parasites.
Scabies is caused by mites which create tunnels under your skin which are easily noticeable after they lay their eggs, the process of them hatching is what causes the itching, fleas don't burrow and only bite to cause a more or less harmless infection which itches if given attention.
Depends which pet.. Worms can be spread from animal to animal also if they are hunting mice etc they eat the mouse and catch its worms if it has them. They can even get them from swollowing an infected flea.
  his first name is Tito. Cant remember his last name right now for some reason. He was my neighbor in San Quentin. I consider him a friend and he's a solid homie. Free Flea!!!!
All dogs can get ticks & flea's. You wanna make sure you  protect the dog by applying flea & Tick ointment or getting a  flea & tick collar.
If You think you have picked up worms from somewhere don't worry about it, this can happen to any one. You can get something to get rid of them from any chemist. also don't panic they wont eat you. however the sooner you get rid of them the better for your health. Don't be embarrassed about them and...
source of food for man e.g palolo worm(eunice viridis) earthworms also assist in aeration of the soil hence increasing soil fertility hence production of high quantites of food curbing food security
Hamsters like all mammals, get fleas and ticks when placed outside or in dirty conditions.
No it does not. Earth worms do not have bones.
  == Answer ==   Not sure if this is "natural" but I prefer to use Avon's product "Skin So Soft".  It feels a little "oily" but it feels natural and it repels ticks and mosquitoes.  It is also great for de-greasing and cleaning car-gunk off of your hands.  And it leaves...
no dog fleas can't give a person headlice. you get head lice from people not animals.
Fleas have an unquenchable appetite. Imagine carrying something on your body that will bite you several hundred times a day. That is exactly what happens when your pet has fleas. The nearly constant biting causes your pet to scratch, bite and clean to the point that hair falls out. These irritated...
Well i believe salt can kill them or that might be slugs I'm note sure.
Nematodes are one of the preferred natural ways of killing fleas.  They are great for getting rid of infestations in your yard.  Basically, they're little worms that kill bugs. They are  microscopic, and they can't live in people because our body  temperature is too high. They burrow into bugs,...
There are various methods and products you can make use of for tick and flea removal:   * Flea combs  * Sprays  * Shampoos  * Collars  * Oral products or medication   I also found a great read on www.petshed.com discussing tick and flea prevention. It is very informative and quite fun to...
I'm not sure but I got rid of the in my kitten by frequent washing (3x a day), daily changing of its bedding, and brushing/combing fur after each wash. They were completely gone in about 4 days, changing the bedding is SUPER important because they will fall off into the bedding between washings.
because insect all have 6 legs but worm dont
Yes, in the correct dosage. However, tapeworms have the ability to spread egg carrying cysts throughout your body and even to your brain, so if you think you have tapeworm you should definitely see a doctor.
Cat wormer is available over the counter, just be prepared to clean up what comes out.
DON'T GUESS IF A FLEA PRODUCT MIGHT BE OKAY TO USE ON FERRETS,or IF YOU'RE NOT SURE, DON'T USE IT as they are sensitive to alot of products, but a ferret does need to be treated, just fewfleas can cause anemia and possibly death. Never use any dogproducts,COCAINE, flea collars, dips , also some...
The "Genome" refers to the collection of things you seem to be attempting to refer to, my undereducated friend. The genome is actually a name used to refer to every existent gene. Genes are a device used by the cells of your body to replicate themselves: an extensible information storage system....
The parasitic worms of animals are of varying lengths. Some are  shorter than an inch while others can be several inches long.
The best you can do is when you shower make sure you scratch your scalp and put in the shampoo good. Or just maybe have someone to pick them out.
The adult beef tapeworm is usually a whopping 15 to 30 feet long (4.5 to 9 meters) and lives in the small intestine. An infected person usually has only one or two worms. The tapeworms use their head, called the scolex, to attach themselves to the intestinal wall. They have 1,000 to 2,000 body...
If a dog has worms, take him/her to the vet. Then ask your dog's doctor.
Budgies cannot get fleas. They can, however, get bird lice and  mites, which causes them to scratch themselves often. YES theyre  gross filthy bird pheasants. This is easily managed by purchasing a  mite powder or spray from the pet shop.