Archives for Fleas


To shed some light on the significance of fleas, it might help to define them. Fleas are parasites that live exclusively by consuming blood from a host…for our purposes, that host is your cat or dog! The CDC has recently issued a warning that vector borne illnesses are dramatically on the rise. Vectors of most concern are ticks, mosquitos, and fleas. Since fleas seem to “fly under the radar” when it comes to disease transmission concerns, we thought it wise to take a look at the health threats they represent. Diseases Carried By Fleas: Plague – yes, as in Bubonic
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