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  • Fleas may attack a variety of warm-blooded animals including dogs, humans, chickens, rabbits, squirrels, rats and mice.
  • Female can lay 500 eggs over a period of several months by laying batches of 3-18 eggs at a time.
  • Tiny white eggs hatch in 1-12 days.
  • White larva avoids light and feed on particles of dead animal or vegetable matter in cracks and crevices.
  • Within 7-14 days 3rd stage is completed and larva spins a tiny cocoon and pupates.
  • After 1 week adult flea emerges and begins search for blood.
  • Fleas can remain in pupal stage from 5 Days to 5 Weeks
    • Adults emerge from pupal case when vibrations from pets or humans let them know a host is near.
    • People returning to an unoccupied home may suddenly be attacked by fleas.

  • Must feed on blood to reproduce, however adults can live for long periods without feeding.
  • Fleas CANNOT go through several generations without a blood meal.
  • Many people do not react to flea bites at all while others are sensitive and suffer severe allergic reactions.
  • Fleas may also vector plague, typhus, and tularemia.
  • Pet owners must
    • Treat Pet
    • Treat the Premises

  • Frequent cleaning and vacuuming.
  • Flea infestations become evident when infested pet is removed, the fleas overrun the home.
  • Pets must not be allowed to access infested areas outdoors.
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