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fleas

Small, wingless insects of the order Siphonaptera , which feed on warm-blooded animals, including man. They have powerfully muscular hindlegs and have a remarkable jumping performance. The Oriental rat flea, Xenopsylla cheopis transmits bubonic PLAGUE from rats to humans. Rat fleas also transmit mouse typhus to humans. CHIGOES penetrate the feet and toes of people walking barefoot in certain tropical regions causing pain, swelling and infection. Most fleas are no more than a nuisance.
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The Flea then went into foreign service, where, it is said, he was killed.
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Once upon a time, all commercial products that were intended to rid your pet of fleas focused on killing adult fleas.
The magic is the bread and butter, the fleas are the jam.
PET owners have been put on "red alert" as an army of fleas threatens to invade homes in Teesside over the next few weeks.
SUMMER has got nicely established and yet it seems that, already, fleas have become more active and are breeding in many locations around Kirklees and Halifax.
Fleas come on to pets to feed but spend most of their life off them.
Fipronil (the ingredient in Frontline) is one of the more effective 'over the counter'products, however will not kill fleas as quickly as some prescription products and has other limitations.
The vet diagnosed him with fleas, he put a "Spot On" the back of his neck.
A new survey has revealed that millions of homes are at risk of an infestation because more than a third of pet owners have never treated their home for fleas, ignoring those out-of-sight spots under rugs and sofas which can become a breeding ground for them.
com)-- Hot months are usually the peak season for fleas.