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2. Where do fleas come from?

Fleas tend to live in the shaded areas of your yard and will jump onto unsuspecting pets as they lie down in or move past the affected area. Even though they can leap up to 150 times their height, they tend not to travel long distances. So, wild animals such as raccoons or rabbits - or other pets - are usually responsible for bringing fleas into the yard. Wild animals will drop flea eggs in your yard, where they will grow and multiply into an infestation.

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