Signs of a flea infestation
Most people believe that they can only attract fleas at the dog park, and consequently, their pet will start scratching. However, this could not be further from the truth!
Although the above scenario is possible, flea infestations can occur through various scenarios. Fleas are complex parasites whose 4 life cycle stages allow them to survive through various environments and conditions. Moreover, fleas only live about one quarter of their life on their host. This means that the remainder of their lives is spent out in the environment, and therefore, under your baseboards, in your carpets, and other cracks and crevices in your home, or yard! For this reason, only relying on checking your pet for fleas, is not an effective way to avoid a flea infestation.
Here are some of the signs that will reveal that you have fleas in your home: