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Protecting Your Dog or Cat from Mosquitoes
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Mosquitos are small insects closely related to flies. Like flies, they have six legs and two wings, but mosquitos also have scales and have adapted long specialized mouthpieces. The female mosquito's proboscis, or mouthpieces, is able to pierce skin. Both male and female mosquito’s primary food is nectar or other sugar...