The Flea is black to brownish-black in appearance. It is only about 1/12 to 1/16 inches long. Six legs, with bristles on body and legs. Flattened body. The flea is found on cats and dogs year-round but mostly during warm and humid weather. It does readily attack and feed on humans and can jump as much as 7/8 inches vertically and 14 to 16 inches horizontally. The diet of the flea is blood.
Control & Prevention Tips
- Regularly bath your pets with antiseptic pet soap.
- Clean pets leftover regularly.
- Consult a vet if your pet has fleas.
- Call a pest control company for overall maintenance.