I work with greyhounds and have rescued several since 1995. A couple of years ago, I was asked to pick up a dog a family gave up because they could not deal with him losing his toenails. He had an autoimmune disease, which can be treated with the right supplements.
- Flea bite hypersensitivity is when the flea injects its saliva into its bite during feeding to prevent clotting of its host´s blood. (yuck) The flea saliva is what dogs and cats are allergic to. Keep in mind, flea-bite hypersensitivity usually gets worse throughout the dogs life.
notices another being here, I just say, “Oh she’s been here for days; didn’t you notice?” So, why foster? Sometimes a pet, especially an ownersurrender gets very stressed in a shelter. They may have an injury or litter on the way, and need ‘round the clock care.