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Abstract

One cause of pruritus in dogs is pediculosis, a disease transmitted by the high infestation of lice. We report two cases of pediculosis by Trichodectes canis in different stages of life: in a puppy dog and in an adult dog. In the first case, a female Chow Chow puppy dog, 2 months old, was presented ...

Author(s)
Martins, D. B.; Oliveira, E. Z. de; Valandro, M. A.; Franco, M.; Souza, J. de
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2014, 23, 5, pp 1485-1489
Abstract

Lice are small wingless insects in the order Phthiraptera. Historically, the chewing louse Heterodoxus spiniger (Enderlein) was described from marsupials to the domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris L.). Clinical manifestations of infestations by chewing lice are characterized by intense irritation...

Author(s)
Torres-Chable, O. M.; Baak-Baak, C. M.; Cigarroa-Toledo, N.; Zaragoza-Vera, C. V.; Arjona-Jimenez, G.; Moreno-Perez, L. G.; Medina-Perez, P.; Machain-Williams, C.; Garcia-Rejon, J. E.
Publisher
Society of Southwestern Entomologists, Dallas, USA
Citation
Southwestern Entomologist, 2017, 42, 2, pp 409-418
AbstractFull Text

BACKGROUND: Canine infestation of ectoparasites is of medical and veterinary importance worldwide and in Iran due to transmission of pathogen agents. OBJECTIVES: The present study was aimed to determine prevalence and species diversity of ectoparasites in dogs of Gilanegharb suburb of Kermanshah...

Author(s)
Mirani, F.; Yakhchali, M.; Naem, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 72, 1, pp Pe7-Pe14
Abstract

A study was carried out to ascertain the status of ecto-parasites infesting dogs of Shimoga region. A total of 120 dogs with the history of skin problems presented to the local hospitals and local pet clinics of Shimoga region were screened for different ecto-parasites. The ticks, fleas and lice...

Author(s)
Murthy, C. M. K.; Ananda, K. J.; Adeppa, J.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 1, pp 167-170
Abstract

Although pediculosis in pet animals is less common than flea infestation in most parts of the United Kingdom, it should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pruritus, erythema, scaling, anaemia and irritability. It is a cause of miliary dermatitis in cats. Lice are easily killed by many...

Author(s)
Craig, M.
Publisher
UK Vet Publications, Newbury, UK
Citation
UK Vet: Companion Animal, 2011, 16, 2, pp 50, 52-53
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the skin and muscles.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the skin and muscles of pets (dogs, cats, rabbits), such as flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), fly strike (Lucilia sericata), louse infestations (Linognathus setosus, Trichodectes canis and Felicola subrostratus), mite infestations and mange (...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The experimental design was a completely random design. Each bird represented an experimental unit. The average lice per bird was analyzed with one-way ANOVA using the PROC GLM procedure of SAS. The percentage of infestation was calculated taking into account the total number of birds as 100% [% of ...

Author(s)
Rodríguez-Ortega, L. T.; Equihua-Martínez, A.; Nieto-Aquino, R.; Pro-Martínez, A.; Rodríguez-Ortega, A.
Publisher
Sociedad Méxicana de Entomología, Veracruz, Mexico
Citation
Folia Entomológica Mexicana (nueva serie), 2018, 4, 2, pp 80-84
AbstractFull Text

Efficacy of injection form of the combined drug Avertel applied against helminthosis and arachno-entomosis in dogs and cats is studied. Investigations were carried out on dogs and cats spontaneously and experimentally infected by cestodes and nematodes, ticks Sarcoptes scabiei, Otodectes cynotis, ...

Author(s)
Yastreb, V. B.; Novik, T. S.
Publisher
All-Russian K. I. Skryabin Scientific Research Institute of Helminthology, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Rossiĭskiĭ Parazitologicheskiĭ Zhurnal, 2014, No.4, pp 105-113
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

To establish the diversity and seasonality of ectoparasite infestation in client-owned dogs in Albania, 602 dogs visiting four small animal clinics in Tirana from March 2010 to April 2011 inclusive were examined for ectoparasites by full body search and total body comb. In addition, ear swab...

Author(s)
Shukullari, E.; Rapti, D.; Visser, M.; Pfister, K.; Rehbein, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2017, 116, 1, pp 399-407

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