People who are not vision impaired can see fleas if they show themselves. Fleas are fast and don't stay visible for long. Fleas are one-sixteenth to one-eighth of an inch long and hide in fur, and flea eggs are even smal... More »

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Fleas are parasites that live on the exterior surface of a host animal. There are many different species of fleas, and each type of flea has a particular species of animal that it lives on. Fleas can be found all over th... More »

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Fleas have the ability to live in furniture, such as beds, while in the larva and pupa stages. The flea larva feed off of adult flea excrement, dead skin cells and feathers. More »

Kill fleas on cats at home by bathing your cat with citrus-based shampoos or lavender-, cedar- or eucalyptus-scented soaps. Groom the cat with a flea comb to work the parasites out from the skin. More »

Although dog fleas prefer to live on furry animals, they do bite humans if given the chance. Like most fleas, they are opportunistic feeders and feed on human blood as well as that of other mammals. More »

Killing fleas in a home, in a garden or on a pet requires multiple tactics, from combing the pet to watering the yard with a specially formulated flea killer. The entire process can take months, according to Elizabeth We... More »

According to Encyclopædia Britannica, dog fleas can live on humans or other household animals if their preferred hosts are not available. As humans lack body hair comparable to dog and cat hair, fleas find it difficult t... More »