Hard-bodied, flattened vertically. Large hind legs enable jumping


Usually dark colored, reddish-brown.


1/16 - 1/8 inch long.


Dark places like sand, cracks and crevices and bedding. Temperatures for the flea's life cycle are 70°F to 85°F.

Interesting facts

A flea can jump vertically up to seven inches and horizontally up to 200 times their own body length.

How does Batzner get rid of Fleas?

A Batzner Service Professional will come to your property to identify the source of the fleas and determine the proper treatment method.

What steps can I take to control or prevent fleas myself?

If you own a pet, it is important to keep up with your pets' monthly flea control treatments.

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