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American Veterinary Medical Association: “Safe Use of Flea and Tick Preventive Products,” “External Parasites,” “Bed Bugs and Pets FAQ.”
CDC: “Healthy Housing Reference Manual.”
University of Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County: “Integrated Flea Control.”
Oregon Veterinary Medical Association: “Fleas: Treatment & Prevention.”
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine: “Fight Fleas At All Their Life Stages.”
National Pesticide Information Center: “Methoprene,” “Diatomaceous Earth,” “Fleas,” “Sulfur: General Fact Sheet.”
Natural Resources Defense Council: “Nontoxic Ways to Protect Your Pet.”
Cummings Veterinary Center at Tufts University: “Fleas and Your Pet in the Hospital.”
University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences: “Getting Rid of Fleas,” “Fleas: What They Are, What To Do.”
Cornell University: “Fleas.”
Reviewed by Amy Flowers, DVM on November 11, 2020
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