Dog Fleas

Dog Flea

  • Dog fleas closely resemble cat fleas and also have the unfortunate ability to give its a host a tapeworm.
  • The main characteristic that distinguishes a dog flea from a cat flea is its head.
  • The dog flea’s head is rounded near the front whereas the cat flea is elongated.
  • Dogs will experience severe itching in infested areas of the fur or hair where the fleas reside.
  • Problems from fleas can be as lowly as itching to severe as infection.
  • In extreme circumstances it is possible that flea bites can cause anemia.

 

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