Perhaps you’ve seen your dog our cat stop what it’s doing to scratch behind its ear, nibble at its stomach, or rub along its back. For that matter, your pet probably likes it when you tickle under its chin or scratch around its neck. Although it is perfectly natural to feel a little itch every now and then, an attack from fleas can cause extreme itchiness and health problems in your dogs and cat urinary issue.
Fleas are tiny wingless insects that are about 1/8 of an inch long. They are dark brown to coppery colored pests that feed on the blood of your pets-or you, if you catch them from your pets. Fleas have powerful back legs that allow them to jump about 200 times their own body length onto their victims.
The flea life cycle depends on sucking blood from its host. First, an adult flea will … Read More