Questions tagged [fleas]

Referring to jumping, blood-sucking, insect parasites known to infest the fur and hair of many pets.

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What are the effects of cat anti-flea insecticide - imidacloprid - on humans?

I'm using Bayer's Advantage Anti-fleas drops for my cat. It is a very common in Europe and is effective. However, I have also suffer from dry eyes and I've noticed that when I apply this product to my ...
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How do dog daycares/hotels protect from pests?

Clearly, animal shelters inspect dogs before taking them in. I also imagine there being quarantine areas for newcomers. How do smaller for profit doggie hotels/day cares or grooming shops deal with ...
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Is manual flea removal by bath and brush ok for 1 day old kittens?

This treatment video by a specialist claims manual removal, including washing, is suggested for "newborn" kittens. "Newborn" would seem to suggest "one day old is included" but I just wanted to double ...
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What are the pet health considerations in using fipronil for treating parasites?

Fipronil is a topical flea and other parasite treatment for pets. Is there any evidence supporting health concerns in humans or pets with the use of Fipronil for treating fleas? What dosage/...
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What is on my cat that's biting me?

I live in Texas. I have an indoor cat who is 14 years old. Somehow we got fleas. But I am 99.9% sure of the fleas have been eradicated. I've not seen a flea or caught one in the traps in the house for ...