Tag: cat fleas

Cat flea. PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/COSMLN

Microclimate’s role in flea control

November 13, 2019 By
The difference between what customers “want” in an outdoor flea treatment and what they “need” can be big. Outdoor flea treatments have a distinct place as part of an integrated flea management program. Pest management professionals (PMP), however, face a... Read more»
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Test your knowledge of fleas and ticks

May 13, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about fleas and ticks and the differences between the two. Read more»
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Illustration: Leo Michael

Fiction: Crawley and the baffling flea infestation

September 13, 2018 By
Read the latest challenge from Crawley McPherson's world. Read more»
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Q&A: PMP chats with a cat flea

June 22, 2017 By
An interview with a cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) Cat Flea (CF): [singing] Oh, there’s food around the corner, food around the corner, food around the corner, for me — bump, bump de bump bump bump bump… Pest Management Professional (PMP):... Read more»
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Pest Pressure: Cat Fleas, Ground Squirrels, Northern Raccoons

July 9, 2015 By
What? Cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis Where? Throughout the United States Why? Cryptically creepy and structurally stable blood feeders, nuisance fleas feed on humans and companion animals. Flea populations reduce indoor habitation quality and pose health risks. With longer warming periods... Read more»
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Fact vs. Fiction: Cat Fleas

February 20, 2014 By
Fiction: Dogs only get dog fleas, and cats only get cat fleas. Fact: Dog fleas (Ctenocephalides canis) are uncommon in North America. Most dog infestations are actually cat fleas (C. felis). Cat flea hosts include dogs, cats, humans, rabbits, squirrels,... Read more»
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