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Dogfly. A bloodsucking fly that is considered a pest in kennels and stables because it feeds on the blood of dogs and horses. Typically these flies will not bite humans.reference 1

1. Koehler, P.G., and P.E. Kaufman. 2005. Stable Fly (Dog Fly) Control. Electronic Data Information Service. University of Florida. IFSA Extension. Accessed Jun 1 2006 from http:// BODY_IG133.

About the illustration: Dog Fly picture included with copyright free material from the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville.
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