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Dog Days of Summer: Do You Know the Danger of Mosquitoes?

As if you didn't think you had enough bugs to worry about with fleas and ticks, there's still mosquitoes, too. Not only are they super annoying, but bites from these bugs can lead to heartworm in dogs and cats – your pets should be on a year-round heartworm preventative no matter where you live. While symptoms can be hard to detect, they include sudden respiratory problems like difficulty breathing and a persistent cough that requires immediate attention. What about flies? Find out when you

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Now, flies are less likely to spread disease to your pets, but they will (on rare occasion) lay eggs on a cut or poop-stained fur . . . umm, yuck. This can then lead to an under-the-skin maggot infestation that could even become fatal. If you smell a strong, foul odor coming from a wound or spot patches of skin rubbed raw, head to the vet pronto!

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