Is your pet a soft target of fleas and ticks? Are those annoying creatures a common site on your pet’s body? Have you ever wondered where those pesky creatures come from? If you know the entry and exit of fleas then you can very well control them. Isn’t it? Well, it’s not that easy at the first place but with some proactive measures, you can certainly get rid of them. It is important to prevent these parasites as they may lead to several diseases in dogs and cats. Let us check the common places of flea infestations as well as the techniques to prevent them.
When the fall season rolls in, squirrels, raccoons and opossums are more apt to move indoors in preparation for the colder months. Unfortunately, our homes often provide the perfect refuge for these and other types of nuisance wildlife because they have easy access to food, water and warm shelter from the elements. As such, it’s important to animal-proof your property before Old Man Winter blows in. Here are some helpful tips to ensure that no curious critters sneak in through the attic, basement or other susceptible areas of the home.
One of the most encountered pests, rodents can be found all over the country. Did you know, they find their way into approximately 21 million U.S. homes each winter? In fact, according to a survey by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), nearly one-third of Americans have had a rodent problem in their home. Different types of rodents typically invade homes during the fall and winter in search of food and shelter as the climate cools, although they can still pose problems throughout the rest of the year. The majority of homeowners surveyed reported rodent sightings in the kitchen, as well as the basement and living room to lesser extents. The mst common rodents are the house mice and field mice.