Why do fleas like my dogs feet?

Answer Fleas are attracted to more than just your dog's feet, however, the feet are where the owner might notice their presence first. Your dog's feet and ankles are an access point for fleas, permitting ... Read More »

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What Happens When Dogs Get Fleas?

Fleas are parasitic insects belonging to the group Siphonaptera. There are an estimated 2,000 species of fleas worldwide, all of which cause itching and discomfort to our canine companions, accordi... Read More »

Fleas & Mites in Dogs?

Fleas and mites are types of external parasites that can affect dogs. Both cause extreme itching and discomfort and some cause hair loss and raw skin. A dog suspected of having fleas or mites shoul... Read More »

What is the medicine for fleas on dogs?

Many brands of medicine for fleas on dogs are available, including Frontline, K9 Advantix and Revolution. All three are topical agents that are applied to the back of a dog's neck. The medicines ki... Read More »

Can people get fleas from dogs?

It is possible for people to get fleas from dogs. The U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health warn that while the parasites prefer to stay on dogs, fleas can bite peo... Read More »