risk map - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

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very low risk:
The parasite is neither active nor numerous: infestation is unlikely to happen. Be aware that indoor flea infestations can be active regardless of outdoor climates.
2
low risk:
Infestation is rare. Be aware that indoor flea infestations can be active regardless of outdoor climates.
3
medium risk:
The presence of active parasites occur. Be aware and consider suitable preventative measures.
4
high risk:
Parasite activity has reached a level requiring increased awareness. Use preventive measures to reduce the risk of flea and tick infestation and parasite bites.
5
very high risk:
Maximum vigilance and the use of protective measures are mandatory to protect you and your pet against parasites and the diseases they transmit.

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fleas

Description

  • Also called cat flea, it is the flea species found in > than 90% of cases both on dogs and cats
  • Adapted to dry and hot environment as houses and apartments
  • Present all over Europe
  • Adults are present on the animal and represent 5% of the total flea population. Eggs, larva and nymphs are present in its direct environment and represent 95% of the total flea population

advice

For optimal tick control

  • Immediate elimination of the ticks present on the animal and on its owner after a walk in a tick infested area, using appropriate measures