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.
DATE POSTED: November 16, 2018
It is important for New England pet owners to be diligent in their flea prevention this fall. Fleas pose dangers to pets, and an infestation can be a nightmare to deal with, both on your pet and in your home.
DATE POSTED: August 22, 2018
As a pet owner, it can be hard to watch your much-loved furry friends in distress. Their excitement when they greet you at the door and having them cuddle up beside you on the couch is something you probably look forward to. That is, until you have a flea infestation!
DATE POSTED: July 18, 2018
Many New England residents, especially those of us with pets, have experienced problems with fleas and know how much of a nuisance a flea infestation can be. Having these pests in your home can also be dangerous for you, your family members, and your pets as they are known to spread disease.
DATE POSTED: May 10, 2018
Having a flea infestation can be annoying. They will turn up everywhere in your home, and humans and pets alike will end up itching and scratching like crazy. The most common flea in the United States is the cat flea. Fleas feed off the blood of a mammal, lay hundreds of eggs, and can reproduce rapidly. They are tiny pests that only grow up to 1/8” in length. They can be reddish, brownish…
DATE POSTED: April 13, 2018
Fleas are surely frustrating pests! They are tiny, escape in the blink of an eye, are hard to prevent, and a pain to get rid of. Due to their small size and flat bodies, fleas can enter a residence through places that most people might never find. Though they are a blood-feeding pest and will usually enter a residence by way of a mammal, you don’t have to have pets in order to get fleas…