dog fleas and the colour red

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dog fleas and the colour red
« on: 31/07/2007 14:44:56 »
cats and dogs wear flea collars that are red. Is this down to the colour or something within the collar? Do red haired dogs get less fleas?

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« Reply #1 on: 31/07/2007 14:56:53 »
We've had some flea collars which were made of some strange rather opaque material, but which were not red. I'm certain we've also had some of the more traditional collars in other colours. It could be something as benign as marketing.....

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« Reply #2 on: 31/07/2007 15:07:37 »
Flea collars come in all colours.
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« Reply #3 on: 31/07/2007 18:11:55 »
yes our cats always had pink and green ones. to match their food bowls. jessie had pink and zoe had green

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« Reply #4 on: 31/07/2007 18:50:55 »
Yep, we've had the opaque plasticky type ones too. In fact wifey is wearing one now.
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