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 24, 2017
Fleas! Need we say more? These insects need no description. You know what they look like and you know what issues they cause when they get into our homes. But what you may not know is how to keep them out. Here are some tips. Some you'll know. Others may surprise you.
DATE POSTED: December 20, 2016
There are several pests that will bite you if you live in Connecticut; fleas, ticks, spiders, mosquitoes, bed bugs…how are you supposed to know exactly what bit you if you didn’t see the actual bug? After all, most bug bites wind up looking very similar; and knowing what caused your bite is important. Depending on the species, some of these creatures can transmit some pretty harmful…