Fleas are a nuisance to pets and people, and they can quickly take over your home!

Watch as our vet assistants, Shannon & Paula, discuss the facts on fleas:

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Posted by Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital, LLC on Thursday, August 13, 2015

Key takeaways:

  • Dogs & cats can share fleas.
  • If you are seeing adult fleas, you likely already have an infestation brewing!
  • A female flea can lay 40-50 eggs a day, and those eggs can lay dormant for months before hatching.
  • Fleas can cause anemia and spread tapeworm.
  • Year-round prevention is key to keep your pets & family safe.
  • Beware over-the-counter prevention options & treatments. Always check with us first!

[Related: Choosing The Right Heartworm, Flea & Tick Preventative for Your Pet]

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If you have any questions about fleas, feel free to contact us at 860-774-7650 or clicking here.