Do Mosquitoes Also Bite Dogs?

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In light of the fact that these annoying insects appear to thrive throughout the summer, you may be asking if they attack dogs.

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Anytime a dog goes outdoors, they are susceptible to mosquito bites. Indoors and out, mosquitoes have several opportunities to bite your dog.

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Since certain mosquitoes manage to enter our homes through doors and windows, it is possible for your dog to be bitten inside.

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How do Bites look?

You may be familiar with mosquito bites on pets. You may be familiar with mosquito bites on pets. There may be some moderate, localized edema near the bite site.

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Are Bites Serious?

Mosquito bites on dogs may appear to be only mildly bothersome. However, mosquito bites can cause more significant problems than just an itchy bump.

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1) Heartworm disease

Mosquitoes are the actual vectors of heartworm disease in dogs. This is a potentially fatal parasite spread by mosquitoes to our canine buddies.

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2) Hot spots

If your dog bites, licks, and scratches excessively to ease the itchiness of mosquito bites, he may develop a hot spot, also known as acute wet dermatitis.

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