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Surprising Facts About Fleas And Ticks


Last updated 5/15/2019 at 3:46pm

Fleas and ticks rely on blood for food. They are the vampires of the pet realm, silently stalking companion animals wherever they go. Once fleas and ticks find a victim, they are bound to stay around for a while, enjoying the free meal.

Fleas, in particular, can grow quite fond of a cat or dog — reproducing and quickly building an infestation. Few people are enamored with fleas and ticks, but learning a little more about them can help pet owners understand their behaviors and how to best keep their pets safe.


Fleas have four life stages: egg, larva, pupa and biting adult. Most pe...

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