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Consumer Q's: Mystery caterpillar
A black swallowtail caterpillar munches on fennel. - photo by ARTY SCHRONCE/special
Question: Will using cedar chips as bedding in the doghouse protect my dog from fleas? Answer: Volatile oils in fresh cedar chips are toxic to fleas and may repel them, but the effect lasts a very short time. If you have had flea problems in the past, do not rely on cedar shavings as your only defense.
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