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Top 100 questions and answers about fleas and pets.

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This book includes 4 chapters presenting a full coverage of the most important facts that people need to know about fleas of pets, particularly dogs and cats, in an easy question and answer format. It provides an easy introduction to the world of fleas and describes the changes in animal and human health that occur when fleas attack humans and their beloved pets. The most effective ways that fleas...

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Chapter 3 (Page no: 23)

Fleas and people.

This chapter includes questions and answers on whether humans can get fleas when sharing a bed with pets, human host preference of fleas, whether fleas can kill humans, look of cat and dog flea bites on humans, allergic reaction to flea bites, cat scratch disease transmission among cats and between cats and pet owners, and features of sand fleas and chigoe flea (Tunga penetrans).

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Basics of fleas. Author(s): Elsheikha, H. M. Wright, I. Dryden, M. W.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Fleas and pets. Author(s): Elsheikha, H. M. Wright, I. Dryden, M. W.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 26) Sorting out flea problems. Author(s): Elsheikha, H. M. Wright, I. Dryden, M. W.