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Please be sure to read the product label of any insecticide you choose to use to get information on the personal protective safety gear you will need. In most situations, it is recommended that you wear long pants, a long sleeved shirt, closed toe shoes with socks, chemical resistant gloves, and goggles. In areas where ventilation is poor, a manufacturer may recommend you wear a mask or a respirator. We have put together two different safety kits that will make selecting the correct safety gear easier for you.

Flea Identification Guide

Learn What Fleas Look Like

By DoMyOwn staff
flea pen tip sized
While we have several species of fleas in the US, the cat flea has proven the most problematic as it is known to infest most domesticated animals and they are able to reproduce indoors.

Adult fleas are typically 1.5 mm to 3.5 mm depending on the gender.

flea anatomy
  • Fleas have a laterally (side to side) compressed,oval body shape
  • Fleas have 6 long legs
  • Fleas do not have wings
flea adult color dark brown
Adult fleas are a dark brown or dark reddish brown color. Immature stages of fleas including larva, pupa and eggs are rarely seen with the naked eye.
fleas in US
Fleas can be found in every state around the US which is why there is such a great need for flea control.

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