dog flea

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Noun1.Dog flea - flea that attacks dogs and catsdog flea - flea that attacks dogs and cats  
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
Ctenocephalides, genus Ctenocephalides - an arthropod genus of fleas
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Remember never to use dog flea treatments on cats as they contain an insecticide called permethrin.
Dog flea dip: I haven't had the nerve to try this one yet, but next bath time, my dogs are getting some coffee grounds rubbed into them after the shampoo and rinse routine.
In "Hidden Worlds: Looking Through a Scientist's Microscope" (2001), you can get up close to a dog flea that is shown 42 times its size and looks like origami.