flea collar


Definition of flea collar

: a collar for animals (such as dogs and cats) that contains insecticide for killing fleas

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Recent Examples on the Web Read also:Popular flea collar linked to almost 1,700 pet deaths. Mary Ramsey, The Courier-Journal, 11 Aug. 2021 More:Popular flea collar linked to almost 1,700 pet deaths. Johnathan Hettinger, USA TODAY, 8 Apr. 2021 Popular flea collar linked to almost 1,700 pet deaths. Kaanita Iyer, USA TODAY, 7 Mar. 2021 USA Today links a popular flea collar brand to nearly 1,700 animal deaths in the U.S. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, 3 Mar. 2021 One small answer is to invest in a tick and flea collar. Tessa Bahoosh, USA TODAY, 14 May 2020 There are natural flea collars on the market as well. Cathy M. Rosenthal, San Antonio Express-News, 8 June 2018 Washing could cause some chemicals (like those used in flea collars) to be reabsorbed into your pet’s skin, says the nonprofit organization International Cat Care. Marygrace Taylor, Good Housekeeping, 7 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of flea collar

1953, in the meaning defined above

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18 Aug 2021

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“Flea collar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flea%20collar. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of flea collar

: a collar for dogs and cats that contains a substance which kills fleas

flea collar

flea col·​lar | \ -ˌkäl-ər How to pronounce flea collar (audio) \

Medical Definition of flea collar

: a collar for animals that contains insecticide for killing fleas


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