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Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of both mammals and birds. At a length of 1/12″ to 1/8″ long, fleas can be hard to see and therefore difficult to realize you have an infestation until it’s already there. Fleas are wingless, oval, flat and dark reddish-brown in color. They have 6 long legs......
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Once an infestation is established, it can seem impossible to keep fleas and ticks off your pets and out of your home and yard. In fact, it can take weeks or even months to get under control. Both fleas and ticks live on animals’ skin and feed on their blood. Flea larvae is found in......
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The battle against fleas isn’t just fought in the house. Fleas can breed and survive outdoors until they find a furry new host to latch on to. Pets that spend a great deal of time outdoors can lead to an infestation both in your home and in your yard. The best way to check your......
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If you own pets, there is always a concern for fleas and ticks. These pests, however, aren’t just limited to pet owners. They can also be brought into your home by infested wildlife (deer, rodents, etc), on used furniture, rugs, and more. Fleas are the most common external parasite of dogs and cats. Ticks are......
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Getting rid of fleas and ticks when the summer heats up can be challenging. Fleas especially thrive in hot, humid temperatures. And once your home is infested, it can take several flea and tick treatments over a few months to get rid of them. Here’s what you can do to prevent fleas and ticks in......
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