** FLEAS: are external parasites. they are small and wingless, but are great at jumping from host to host. They are dark in color and are approximately  1/16 of an inch. ** TICKS:  are also external parasites, small and dark brown in color. They are slower moving than fleas and a little larger or a lot larger once they expand after feeding.                                                            Tips and Facts for Home Control Fleas and ticks can be an issue all year round although the…