How to get rid of fleas and ticks


How to get rid of fleas and ticks

As a responsible pet owner, the F word should be revisited regularly. We mean fleas, of course! So, while collars and spot-on treatments are quick and easy, fully grasping the life cycle of fleas (and ticks) will help you prevent those pesky parasites altogether. Keep reading for all you need to know...

Fleas are small wingless insects that live on our pets, in our environment and our homes. Female fleas can lay up to a whopping 50 eggs a day, which helps explain why these pesky parasites are so prevalent.

They have a four-stage life cycle: going from egg to larva to pupa and finally, to adult. As pupae (imagine a cocoon), they can patiently wait for up to one year for a host to be nearby before they become an adult. The adult flea will then attach to your pet and feed off


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