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How To Get Rid Of Fleas On Pets - Forever!
Owning dogs can be a rewarding and fun experience - until you come across an outbreak of Fleas. Not only do they annoy and irritate your poor animals, but they can drive you crazy too as you try to eliminate them from your house and your dogs cats.
Yes, the tiny flea has every animal owner up in arms trying to get rid of it. Why is this tiny terror such a huge cause for concern? Contrary to popular belief, a flea infestation can do more than cause your pet dog to scratch themselves raw. The potential health hazards they pose to humans should never be underestimated.
Your dog or cat deserves better. Fleas may seem insignificant given their size, but a single flea can instantly reproduce into millions. The worst thing about them, is that the chemicals used to eradicate fleas have absolutely no effect on the eggs they leave behind. In time, the problem might grow to epic proportions and eventually become too overwhelming to handle.
However, it is the toll that an infestation can have on your dog or cat that should really be a cause for concern. This book will teach you all you need to know about fleas, their lifecycle and how you can get rid of them forever.
We will also look at some other common parasites that can cause harm to your dog or cat.
What Are Fleas?
Fleas are parasites that are mostly found on domestic pets such as cats and dogs. An adult flea can live for up to 14 days. It will usually spend its life feeding on your pet and then returning to the living room carpet to lay its eggs. A female flea can lay a huge amount of eggs every single day.
The eggs they lay can stay dormant for several months before they finally hatch and jump onto a passing host, thereby starting their cycle once again.
This is why they are so hard to eradicate completely. Fleas also have the capability of transmitting certain diseases like blood parasites. There are over
2400 species, each one of them being as difficult to control as the next. One of the reasons that they are hard to control is their ability to mutate and develop a resistance to new pesticides. A single female flea can also produce about 25,000 offspring in a single month.
Dogs, of all animals, suffer the most from fleas. Fleas can also cause tapeworms, dermatitis and even anaemia.