The human flea’s name comes from frequently being found on humans under poor sanitary conditions, however, they can also infest pets and other domestic animals. They can be carriers of the plague and also act an intermediate host of the dog tapeworm. Human fleas are found throughout the warmer parts of the world and in the United States.
This flea’s name comes from one of their favorite hosts, dogs, the other being rabbits. Like other fleas found in homes, they cause discomfort by biting the dog but they can also transmit disease. Dog fleas are found throughout the United States and the rest of the world.
Like the dog flea, cat fleas are also a nuisance because they bite, and they can carry disease. They are also found around the world as well as the U.S.