Ectoparasites of dogs and cats

Persson, L.

Svensk Veterinartidning 25(7): 254-260


The ectoparasites found in 773 skin and hair samples from dogs and 182 from cats examined at the National Veterinary Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, during 1962 to 1972 are listed. Otodectes cynotis (Her.) was found infesting 24.2% of the 33 dogs and 88.2% of the 51 cats from which samples were taken from the ears.