DATE POSTED: October 20, 2020
While fleas are most likely to become a problem for households with pets, even those who don’t have pets can get fleas. The key difference is that while fleas do bite humans they don’t hitch a ride on them. Ticks can and do latch onto both animals and humans.
DATE POSTED: September 21, 2020
Fleas are a pest that many people without pets don’t think about very often, and even those with pests might not realize how much of a problem they can be. While fleas live in the fur of animals, they can also become a health risk for humans.
DATE POSTED: June 30, 2020
Whether you have a cat or a dog or an itch that just won't go away, it’s time to get answers to your most pressing questions about fleas. Let’s start with the basics.
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?