Dogmatic Logo
The Canine in Conversation
contents page back to last page visited reload this page prior page in site next page in site
CONTENTS BACK RELOAD PRIOR NEXT
photograph of a dog flea
figure 1  

 

dog flea. (Ctenocephalides canis) This flea is specific to dogs, though it is sometimes found on rabbits as well. It’s rarely on cats. The dog flea can jump up to 16 inches. The dog flea will bite a human if the primary host is unavailable.reference 1

 

 

1. Dog Flea (Ctenocephalides Canis). 2007. Insect Library. Whitmire Micro-Gen. Accessed Feb 29 2008 from http:// www.wmmg.com/ research/ insects/ dogflea.asp.

line
About the illustration: This micro-photograph of a dog flea by Luis Fernández García is licensed under the Creative Commons “Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Spain” Licence. It was uploaded March 16, 2007.
see also: he who lies down with dogs, rises with fleas Last updated: February 29, 2008
by Alec MacLeod 2001-2008  Dogmatic Technologies Oakland Creative Commons unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material of whatever nature created by Alec MacLeod and included in The Canine in Conversation and any related pages, is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Please read the Terms of Use Agreement by Alec MacLeod Dogmatic Technologies