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Louse Facts

  • Typically, lice are ⅛ to ¼ of an inch in length.
  • Lice is light brown, light red, tan in color.


You are at greatest risk of getting lice if you come into close contact with someone who already has lice. Direct contact is the most common way to get lice, however, you can also get it from contact with an infected animals or infected persons clothing (such as hat, coat, scarves, hair ribbon) or other personal items (such as a brush, comb). Avoid contact with those infected and be sure to get your house inspected if you notice your animal of family excessively itching.

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