DID YOU KNOW . . . dogs and cats experience the same itching and irritation around mosquito bites as humans, however a more serious concern is the spread of mosquito-borne diseases, especially heart worm.
Heartworm is a parasite that causes life-threatening heart and lung infection in dogs and sometimes cats. It is carried from one animal to another via mosquitoes and it is relatively common in the United States.
Protecting your dog or cat from mosquito bites is the best way to reduce the risk of heart worm infection. Read more at: https://wagwalking.com/condition/mosquito-bites and check out these pawsome mosquito-repelling products that come Ellie-approved!
Murphy’s Naturals Lemon Eucalyptus Natural Insect Repellent, 4-Ounce Pump Spray
Vet’s Best Mosquito Repellent for Dogs and Cats
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