DATE POSTED: February 10, 2021
When we think of fleas, some of us think of them as crawly critters that only bother our cats and dogs. A good scrub with a quality flea shampoo will fix the problem in no time, right? Unfortunately, that's not always the case. It can be difficult to rid our homes and our pets of bothersome fleas, and when left unchecked, fleas can cause some serious issues for you and the ones you love. Let's…
DATE POSTED: December 23, 2020
Portland citizens are a unique crowd. We take pride in our own twist on the East-coast lifestyle, and we blaze our own path. Everyone out here is just a little bit different, but one thing we do have in common is our love for animals. Maybe it’s all the outdoor scenery or the enjoyable climate that allows us to spend quality time with our pets, but a Portland home just doesn’t seem…
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?