- Flea bites cause discomfort and irritate the skin of our pets.
- Some pets develop an allergic reaction to flea saliva - a condition known as Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) which causes them to scratch excessively and can lead to skin infections.
- Fleas can pass on tapeworm eggs.
- Heavy flea burdens in kittens and puppies can result in anaemia.
Keeping fleas at bay is an essential part of a preventative health regime!
Think you know about fleas?
Scroll over the circles in our interactive living room scene to discover more about fleas and their habits. It shows the many places that fleas – in all stages of their life-cycle – can hang out in our houses, highlighting the need for an effective preventative regime!