The Veterinary Hospital – Autumn Newsletter 2018

Late summer and autumn time conjure up visions of gathering crops and blackberry picking, but it is also the time when the troublesome harvest mites can cause major irritation for our cats and dogs! The adult mite lives in plants and other vegetation, but the larvae (Trombicula autumnalis) are at the stage in their life cycle where they require a warm blooded host to feed from, and this could be your pet!

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