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Huge increase of pets left unprotected against fleas

Vet charity PDSA is warning that nearly four million dogs and cats* are at risk of flea infestations this summer after findings show a huge increase in the number of animals left exposed to their harmful effects.

The charity’s latest PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report showed a decline since 2014 of 900,000 cats and dogs** receiving preventive medication to protect them from the blood-sucking parasites.

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