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: February 10, 2017
If you have fleas in your home, you know that they can jump, bite, and multiply rapidly. You can have them in your home even if you don’t have any pets at all. Household pests, like rodents, can bring them into your home without you even knowing. They can travel into your home through cracks and crevices in foundations, through gaps around doors and windows, by hitching a ride on pant legs…
DATE POSTED: November 30, 2016
You may think that the threat of fleas getting into your home is over now that the weather has turned colder but this is not the case. While fleas may not be as numerous out there in your yard, they are still alive and well, warm and toasty, living on all sorts of animals.
DATE POSTED: August 9, 2016
Have you ever had someone ask you, "What's bugging you?" The word bug is synonymous with the word annoy. And for good reason, bugs are annoying--some more than others! Yes, while some bugs are merely annoying, others, such as fleas, can be downright maddening.