Do cats and dogs have different fleas?

Asked By: Keeley Kutch
Date created: Fri, Nov 27, 2020 7:40 PM
Best answers
Technically, cat and dog fleas are different species but each can infect the other. The only way you can tell the difference between the two is under a microscope. Despite it's name, the most common flea found on dogs and cats in North America is the cat flea, also known as Ctenocephalides felis.
Answered By: Alexandre Stroman
Date created: Sat, Nov 28, 2020 9:43 PM
FAQ
✔️
Assuring All Dogs and Cats in the House Are on Flea Prevention. If you have multiple dogs or cats in your home, it is important that they are all on prevention. If you have noted fleas on one cat or dog in your home, it is likely that all of the cat's and dog's in your home have fleas.
✔️
Technically, cat and dog fleas are different species but each can infect the other. The only way you can tell the difference between the two is under a microscope. Despite it's name, the most common flea found on dogs and cats in North America is the cat flea, also known as Ctenocephalides felis.
✔️
Technically, cat and dog fleas are different species but each can infect the other. The only way you can tell the difference between the two is under a microscope. Despite it's name, the most common flea found on dogs and cats in North America is the cat flea, also known as Ctenocephalides felis.
✔️
Technically, cat and dog fleas are different species but each can infect the other. The only way you can tell the difference between the two is under a microscope. Despite it's name, the most common flea found on dogs and cats in North America is the cat flea, also known as Ctenocephalides felis.
✔️
Technically, cat and dog fleas are different species but each can infect the other. The only way you can tell the difference between the two is under a microscope. Despite it's name, the most common flea found on dogs and cats in North America is the cat flea, also known as Ctenocephalides felis.
✔️
YES! Indeed, your dog can get fleas from cats, especially if they live in North America, where “catfleas are the most common type of flea and frequently infect both cats and dogs.
✔️
Dogs and cats are distinct species, incapable of producing offspring together because of the many differences in their genome. At least, that's the traditional definition of a species, and it works—for the most part.
50 similar questions