Fleas belong to the insect order Siphonaptera. “Siphon” coming from their piercing-sucking mouthparts. These pests are parasitic insects that survive by feeding on the blood of host mammals and birds. Their size of only 3mm makes them very difficult to spot. Although small they are extremely well adapted for jumping, and can leap up to 50 times their body length. In most cases, people come into contact with fleas via their pets. While most dogs and cats regularly wear a flea collar, these pests can hitch a ride temporarily and make themselves at home indoors. Their larvae are small worms which feed on organic material on their hosts, in carpet, and pet bedding. As Flea populations increase, they will begin to climb onto and feed on human hosts. Their numbers will continue to increase unless professional measures are taken. Fortunately, Natura service technicians have all the right products and use the right techniques to solve a flea problem. Call us today to schedule an appointment.