How Long Do Fleas Live without a Host?

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Fleas can live for weeks to months without a host. The life span of a flea is only about 100 days, but the eggs can remain dormant for a long time if conditions are not right.
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How Long Do Fleas Live Without a Host?
Fleas generally don't survive past 100 days, even if they live on a host (the animal on which they feed). However, without a host, they have no food source and may die in two to 14 days. The same can't be said for flea eggs and larvae, which do not... More »
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If a flea doesn't have a host then it also means they have no source of food and will therefore die of starvation in a few days, 2-5 days to be exact.
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