Parasites
There are many parasites which can affect your pet. The most common parasites seen on cats and dogs in Australia are fleas and ticks.
Fleas

Fleas

Fleas are an important cause of skin disease. Allergy to fleas can develop at any time in life. In some cases the diagnosis is not overly apparent as [...]
Demodex

Demodex

Demodex are a cigar shaped microscopic mite which is a common cause of skin disease in dogs. It can affect cats but is less common in our feline [...]
Scabies

Scabies

This is a contagious and zoonotic mite. This means it can be passed from human to pet and from pet to human readily. It is most commonly caught from [...]
Lice

Lice

Lice are less common in Australia these days as many of our commonly used insecticidal products readily kill lice. However, they are still found [...]
Flies

Flies

Fly worry can cause more trouble in some pets than others. In dogs a traditional sign is crusting on the ear tips, which can be quite painful. [...]
Ticks

Ticks

The ticks we have in Australia can certainly cause various problems with skin, however the most important problem we have with ticks here in domestic [...]