DATE POSTED: April 20, 2020
Fleas have been around for a very long time. Many scientists believe they've been around longer than we have. In their long history upon this Earth, they've been involved in some of the worst pandemics, including the bubonic plague pandemic that ravaged England in the middle of the 14th century. Does this surprise you?
DATE POSTED: November 27, 2019
Those of us who study and are fascinated by fleas and their behavior are in the minority. That is until your beloved pet starts scratching. At that point, you might suddenly become interested. You might be wondering if fleas are harmful to you and how to get rid of them. We’ve got everything you need to know about the fleas in South Portland covered here.
DATE POSTED: August 22, 2019
Now that we are entering the end of summer, many pests are starting to decline in numbers. This is noticeable as our Southern Maine weather is beginning to cool off as we head into fall. But, unfortunately, fleas are still spreading into South Portland homes. How are fleas being brought into your home and how can you stop them before they end up infesting your entire property?
DATE POSTED: July 9, 2019
Fleas are invading lawns across New England this time of year and they are difficult to treat alone. Those hopping, tiny pests are elusive and resistant to many treatments. Professional flea treatment is not only effective but is far superior to DIY methods
DATE POSTED: June 24, 2019
Once you’ve discovered your home or your pet has fleas, you’re probably asking yourself, “How did this happen?”
DATE POSTED: April 17, 2019
When you look at a blown-up picture of fleas, you'll notice their hind legs. The length and strength of these legs make fleas capable of jumping 150 times their own height! Imagine if humans could jump 150 times their own height. Since fleas are only about 2 to 3 mm long, the distance still seems small to us, but it’s all they need to get by.