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While cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and dog fleas (Ctenocephalides cannis) are two different species, most of the fleas found on dogs are actually cat fleas.

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Q: Are dog fleas and cat fleas the same?
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Do cats and dogs have the same fleas?

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