Why does one dog have fleas but not the other?
Although the fleas that infest cats and dogs do not jump from one pet to another, any untreated pet can become the new home for fleas if immature fleas are present in the environment.
Because some pets are more sensitive to fleas than others, a pet could have fleas but not give any signs of itchiness.
Dogs also lick because they like the taste of an owner's salty skin and out of habit.
Mostly, with domestic Dogs, it's a sign of affection.
Licking releases pleasurable endorphins which gives Dogs a feeling of comfort and pleasure — like the feeling people get when they are biting their nails — it relieves stress.
According to this report, the total first-year cost of owning a dog is $1,270 and for a cat it's $1,070.
As you can see, having a pet can cost you over $1,000 in the first year, and well over $500 each additional year.
Depending on the food you buy and sudden medical expenses, the costs could be much higher.
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