READ THE FACTS ABOUT RISING TEMPERATURES
RISING TEMPERATURES: WHAT IS THE RISK?
As temperatures are on the rise during each and every season, pets are at a higher risk of parasites and the diseases that those parasites spread all year round.
We have gathered leading experts and asked them to tell us just how big the problem is.
Find the knowledge you need to keep your pet safe
Awareness is key to protect your pet against the problems and diseases that come with changing weather conditions and hotter weather. We have gathered articles, videos, and guides to empower you to stay informed and take action to protect your pet from changes on the seasons cycle.
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
-PROF. AGUSTÍN ESTRADA
-PROF. AGUSTÍN ESTRADA
-PROF. JACQUES GUILLOT
-DR. JAVIER LUCIENTES
-PROF. LUKASZ ADASZEK
-PROF. PATRICK BOURDEAU
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*5 – Source: Jore, S., Viljugrein, H., Hofshagen, M., Brun-Hansen, H., Kristoffersen, A. B., Nygård, K., … & Ytrehus, B. (2011). Multi-source analysis reveals latitudinal and altitudinal shifts in range of Ixodes ricinus at its northern distribution limit. Parasites & vectors, 4(1), 1-11. https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1756-3305-4-84
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