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Dog Fleas 101

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Fleas are not only a nuisance for pet owners, they can cause great discomfort for the dogs. In this section, you’ll learn what a flea is and steps you can take to avoid or halt a flea infestation. If your dog already has fleas, have no fear! We’ll be going over ways to get rid of those pests and make your home happy and itch-free again.

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Course Syllabus

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  • Flea Basics (2 Credits)
  • Six Most Common Fleas that Affect Dogs and Cats | View Slideshow
  • Flea Control For Your Dog | Watch Video
  • Symptoms of Infestation (4 Credits)
  • Does my Dog Have Fleas? | Read Article
  • How Did My Dog Get Fleas or Ticks? | View Slideshow
  • Flea Control and Flea Bite Allergies in Dogs | Read Article
  • Class Quiz: Symptoms of Infestation | Take Quiz
  • How to Get Rid of Fleas (3 Credits)
  • Safety Tips for Using Flea and Tick Products on Dogs | Read Article
  • Fleas on Dogs and What You Can Do About Them | Read Article
  • Seven Types of Flea & Tick Control Products | View Slideshow
  • Natural Flea Control (4 Credits)
  • How to Get Rid of Fleas in the Carpet the Natural Way | Read Article
  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks in the Yard | Read Article
  • Ten Ways to Stop Fleas from Biting Your Dog | View Slideshow
  • Natural Methods for Controlling Fleas in Dogs | Read Article
  • Final Quiz: Dog Fleas 101 | Final Quiz
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