Recent Examples of flea from the Web
After wetting your dog, shampoo around the neck to create a barrier that will keep fleas from heading toward the face.
Kang's son's residence was reportedly raided and documents were discovered that show Kang receiving money while overseas, leading Kang to flea rather than plead for mercy in Pyongyang.
Data for flea-borne illness couldn’t be located for those individual years.
Since 2004, the number of people who get diseases transmitted by mosquito, tick, and flea bites has more than tripled, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.
Also important are keeping finding and removing ticks, controlling fleas on pets and using screens in windows.
The poor pup weighed just 42 pounds and had never been treated for fleas or heartworm.
Johnson pointed me to a biography of Rothschild by his niece, Miriam—herself a world authority on fleas.
Covered in ticks and fleas with an infected eye and a distended abdomen, the 8-year-old Scottish terrier mix was thankful when she was saved by the Arizona Humane Society field team in early March.
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Definition of flea for English Language Learners
: a very small insect that lives on animals and that has strong legs used for jumping
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