2.The UK’s leading vet charity …
Our charity is 100 years old and we’ve been treating sick and injured pets
We help a sick or injured pet every 5 seconds!
We have Pet Hospitals all over the UK
It costs more than £1 million every week to do our work
3.All pets need …
The Five Welfare Needs
To show natural
4.What is a parasite?
An organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other's expense.
5.Types of parasite
These are parasites that lives on the outside of their host
6.Types of parasite
Large multicellular organisms, which can generally be seen with the
naked eye when they are mature. They are often referred to as
intestinal worms even though not all of them live in the digestive tract
7.Types of parasite
Simple organisms, which are neither plants
nor animals. Most protozoa are so tiny that they can be seen
only with a microscope. Protozoa are found all over
the world, on land and in water.
Parasitic protozoa are found in organisms such as ticks, flies and mosquitoes. Free-living protozoa are found in water that is contaminated with faecal matter and other wastes. The diseases they cause can be mild all the way to deadly.
9.What problems are caused by Ectoparasites?
Skin disease and infection
Spread of disease and parasites
10.Diagnosis & Treatment - fleas
11.Diagnosis & Treatment - Lice
12.Diagnosis & Treatment - Ticks
13.Diagnosis & Treatment - Mites
Name of Parasite
Endoparasite or ectoparasite
2. What’s the most common ectoparasite that lives on cats and dogs?
Fleas Ticks Worms
3. The bite of which parasite can transmit heartworm?
Fleas Ticks Mosquitos
4. How are tapeworms sometimes transmitted?
Fleas Mites Faeces
5. It’s easy to tell when a dog has worms as there’s loads of symptoms.
1. What’s the name for a parasite that lives inside your pet?
6. A zoonotic disease is...
A disease found in zoos
A disease that can be passed between animals and humans
A pet can get tapeworm through…
A tick bite A mosquito bite Ingesting a flea
A tick bite can sometimes cause paralysis.
A walking dandruff mite is...
A mite that carries a walking stick A Cheyletiella mite
Fleas are harmless.