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a flea infesttaion in a south portland maineling haired pet

Everything You Didn't Know About the Fleas in South Portland

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.

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a poor puppy scratching at his fleas outside in a portland maine back yard during late summer

Portland Pet Owners: Don't Leave Your Pet At Risk For Fleas!

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?

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Why Fleas Are More Active During The Fall Season

DATE POSTED: November 30, 2017

Unfortunately, the warm days are behind us. Autumn is here, and with that change in the weather comes a serious surge of fleas. Believe it or not, the fall surge of fleas actually pushes the population up to 70% higher in most northwestern homes. And of course, just because it’s getting cool outside, it doesn’t mean we can lock our pets up 24 hours a day. They still need to get…

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Are Fleas Dangerous?

DATE POSTED: April 17, 2017

Fleas are the worst kind of pest. They cause you so much grief, they pester your pets, and they cannot be seen. As the weather warms and the fleas are out in full force, they are going to want to catch a ride into your home. Are fleas dangerous when they arrive? Big Blue Bug Solutions in South Portland offers a guide to fleas to help you decide.

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