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fleabite

1. A minor annoyance or nuisance OK, so we have to go somewhere else for dinner. It's not a big deal, just a fleabite in the grand scheme of things, really.
2. A very small, insignificant chip or scrape. There's one small fleabite on the side of that dish, but it's hardly noticeable.

fleabite

n. a small chip off something. This cup has a little fleabite, but it doesn’t really harm its value.
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However, the best way to avoid flea bites is to provide flea treatment for your pet.
Most (>83%) confirmed cases were bubonic plague, which most commonly results from flea bites, suggesting that these bites were the most common mode of Y.
Complications can arise from flea bites when the cat tries to soothe the itching by scratching, licking, chewing or rubbing.
Pronyl OTC MAX also significantly reduce pets' exposure to flea bites and minimize incidences of flea allergy dermatitis, anemia and diseases spread by fleas.
Fiproguard[TM] MAX and Pronyl OTC[TM] MAX also significantly reduce pets' exposure to flea bites and minimize incidences of flea allergy dermatitis, anemia and diseases spread by fleas.
The sick molester also grumbled about suffering flea bites and rashes after handling other cons' washing for pounds 16 a week at Holloway prison.
"And you wouldn't be covered in flea bites, which you clearly are."
Allergies are the number one cause of skin irritation in dogs after flea bites. Blood tests can determine the cause, with either exclusion or vaccinations to help reduce reactions.
Flea allergy dermatitis is a skin condition that results from flea bites, as animals constantly scratch the bites and they become infected.
"It was completely covered in flea bites! I only have to look at a red squirrel now and I start itching."
- Flea bites can cause nasty rashes and become infected, so vacuum animals' beds and blankets.
For allergic reactions to flea bites, Grow says her customers report good results with Dr.
He said a vet who examined the animals thought it would have taken at least two months of flea bites for the dog to get into the state she was in.
Mr Cooper said Tilly and Muffin, both Lhaso Apso dogs, were found to be suffering from chronic flea bites and hair loss.
What happens when a flea bites? Actually, it does not bite as much as it saws the skin open with its rather specialized equipment which consists of several stylets or tubes.