11 Facts About Fleas

Original Article By Kate Hughes from PetMD

Most pet owners have some experience dealing with fleas. After all, fleas are indiscriminate parasites, happy enough to feed off of dogs and cats, ferrets and rabbits, and, of course, humans, when the need arises. While a lot people have encountered these nasty little parasites, they know . . . → Read More: 11 Facts About Fleas

How to Handle Fleas on Dogs

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When pet owners are asked what they dread most about the summer months, the topic that invariably comes up most is fleas!

Fleas on dogs and cats! These small dark brown insects prefer temperatures of 65-80 degrees and humidity levels of 75-85 percent — so for some areas of the . . . → Read More: How to Handle Fleas on Dogs

5 Signs You (and Your Pet) Have Fleas and Don’t Know It

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Fleas are most certainly annoying, but signs of their infestation are not always so obvious, especially if you are dealing with the problem for the first time. Here are few things veterinarians recommend watching out for – even if you don’t think fleas could possibly get into your home.

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Fleas: Everything You Need to Know and More

Article by Dr. Mike Paul, DVM | Found on PetHealthNetwork

Fleas are well known as voracious feeders. They’re small, fast, and cause irritation to pets and people alike. In addition to physical discomfort, they transmit a number of diseases. If that wasn’t bad enough, the flea is forever connected with the Black Death.

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Health Officials Are Warning This Tick Season Could Be the Worst Yet

Article by Justin Worland | Found on TIME

“This year, there are worse ticks than many of us have ever seen in our lives,” says Janet Foley, an epidemiologist at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Scientists Zero in on Brown Dog Tick Control

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A little pest can really tick off dogs and their owners. In addition to homeowners and canines, the pesticide industry has also been trying to find a way to vanquish the Brown Dog Tick for years.

But help is on the way, courtesy of University of Florida scientists. Dogs and . . . → Read More: Scientists Zero in on Brown Dog Tick Control