Fleas are typically are a very annoying problem for you and your pet. They can also be carriers of worms, like the Tapeworm. In our area fleas breed all year round, although they tend to be a little slower through winter. An adult flea can lay 2000 eggs in its lifetime. You can now see why your environment can quickly become overloaded with fleas. About 95% of the flea problem then remains OFF your pet. Without good environmental control measures or consistent treatment, you will never get rid of the fleas.