Is your dog or cat constantly scratching? When your pet seems to be uncomfortable day and night, it’s difficult to determine if they have a skin issue or 跳蚤. 跳蚤 bite which causes itching and discomfort. If left unchecked, flea populations can multiply affecting other pets in your household. Before going to the vet, here are a few ways to determine if you have 跳蚤 in your home.
Signs of 跳蚤
If you are concerned that 跳蚤 have infested your pet, look for these signs of flea activity:
- Sightings of 跳蚤. Can you see 跳蚤 crawling on your pet’s coat? They are usually reddish-brown and about 2mm long.
- Check the hindquarters of your dog or the head and neck of your cat. These are the areas that are targeted and where you might see signs of flea activity.
- Carefully look at your pet’s skin for fine black droppings. This is called flea dirt’ or adult flea feces and looks like ground black pepper. A good way to spot it is to use a flea comb over a sheet of white paper, which makes it easier to see the small black specks.
- Another sign is flea dirt on pet bedding, carpets, or rugs. Flea dirt in essence is the waste a flea leaves after feeding, dried blood, and feces.
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Looking for Flea Eggs
Many times pet owners believe that they have eliminated 跳蚤 in their homes, but they haven’t. This is due to the tiny size of flea eggs which makes them difficult to spot, and removing eggs is essential in breaking the life-cycle of these pests.
跳蚤 will lay their eggs on your pet’s body, but they don’t remain there. Eggs can easily fall off and become hidden in rugs, carpets, bedding, and gaps in floorboards. Flea eggs are very small, about 0.5 mm long, oval, and white. The size of flea eggs makes them essentially invisible to spot against rough surfaces, 面料, and materials.
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