Support

Support Options

Report a problem

 
You are here: Home / Magazine Articles / Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you / About

Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you

By Robert G. Holmberg

Category Magazine Articles
Abstract

Fleas are small, laterally flattened, wingless insects that suck blood from warm-blooded animals.  There are about 2,500 species.  Most are parasites of mammals; about 100 species feed on birds.  In North America, 19 species bite humans.

Submitter

Katie Carroll

Date 1998
Publication Title The Athabasca Advocate
Volume 16
Issue 24
Pages 1
Publisher Athabasca Advocate
URL http://hdl.handle.net/2149/1305
Language English
Tags
  1. Animal roles
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Bites and stings
  4. Blood
  5. Fleas
  6. Health
  7. Insects
  8. Parasites
  9. Parasitic diseases
  10. Pets and companion animals