Mites

Mites

There are many different sorts of mites that all belong to different animals. Red mites in hens and birds, lice in horses, and even reptiles are not immune to lice. Very soon we will explain for each animal species which lice there are, and what is even more important, how you can get rid of them! At this moment, first of all the mites in birds and hens, because this concerns the largest group.

Mites birds/chickens

Mites birds/chickens

Do your birds or hens have mites? Read here more about these mites; how do they get in? How do you recognise them? But what is perhaps even more important: how do you get rid of them.

Lice and mites of horses

Lice and mites of horses

There are two different sorts of lice which can affect horses; the sucking louse ‘Haematopinus asini’ and the biting louse ‘Werneckiella equi’. In addition, horses can also be affected by the leg scabies mite.

Lice of pigeons

Lice of pigeons

There are different ectoparasites which live on pigeons. Read more on how you recognize them and how to prevent them.

Lice and mites of reptiles

Lice and mites of reptiles

Read more about lice and mites of reptiles. Why are they so hard to treat? And how do they get in? Read more!

Ticks on dogs

Ticks on dogs

Ticks are a plague to many animals and people, dogs included. The sneaky thing about these parasites is that they can crawl onto dogs unseen in order to suck blood. Ticks cause itching and skin irritation, but can also spread diseases such as Lyme disease.

Fleas on dogs

Fleas on dogs

Fleas on dogs is a common problem. It is every dog lover’s worst nightmare, as it’s not just the dogs who are visibly annoyed by these parasites. Fleas can settle in all upholstery in your home. In order to effectively treat fleas on dogs, it is important to know what the behaviour and life cycle of fleas look like. With this knowledge, you will know why various treatment methods will or will not work and how to properly administer them.