Sharron Davies is urging people to make sure their animals arein tip top shape and explaining the best methods to avoid pets being infectedby parasites. She had been around the country backing the No Bite is Rightcampaign and this week they are at the New Forest Country show discussing some risks when travelling with your pets.
Sharron Davies backs No Bite is Rightcampaign and heads around the country – this week we’re at New Forest CountyShow discussing risks of travelling with your pets
Watch our video of the New Forest County Show, where SharronDavies and the Tickbuster team of experts tell you how you can keep your entirefamily, even if you’re a pet owner or not, happy and healthy as we explore thegreat outdoors this summer.
Summer school holidays are well under way and families aretaking to the roads to discover and explore their country with their belovedpets in tow. However, we are urging pet owners to be vigilant against parasiteswhich thrive in warmer weather. There are many dangers out there includingticks, fleas and lungworm and some parasites bite us as well as our pets – liketicks.
As people and their pets are hiking the hills and fields ofBritain’s pastures green, Sharron Davies is urging them to make sure theiranimals are in tip top shape to support their exploration and the best methodsto avoid being infected by parasites.
The former Olympic swimmer is backing the No Bite is Rightcampaign and is making her way around the country on the Tickbuster Tour, alongsidea panel of experts including TV vet Paul Manktelow and parasite expert IanWright, to answer any questions people have about parasites and their effectson their pets.
The Tickbuster tour (which journeyed to Ayr and Devon CountyShows in May), is highlighting new research that shows that almost one in tenpet owners don’t do anything to prevent their pets being bitten by ticks andfleas, while only a quarter treat their pet with a preventative treatment atthe recommended frequency. Furthermore, less than 60% believe they have controlover their pet’s protection from parasites like ticks, fleas and lungworm.
But while nasty and in some cases potentially fatal – all ofthese parasites and the diseases they spread can be protected against byregular use of suitable preventative products available from vets.
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