Flea Facts And Information

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Fleas have been around for millions of years, sucking the blood of animals and humans. Fleas live on pets, mammals, in carpets, in sofas as well as other household and farm goods. In a typical room, 5 percent of the fleas will be found on pets, 10 percent flea cocoons in the carpets, 35 percent […]


While You Re Away The Pests Will Play

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While you and your family pack your bags and abandon the house for vacation this season, some populations are poised to play in your absence. For certain pests, an empty home is a friendly home. And when you rush out of town, it’s important to take precautions so unexpected pests don’t get too comfortable roaming […]


The Diy Approach To Getting Rid Of Pests In Your Home

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You can defeat ants, cockroaches, spiders, fleas and bedbugs. They’re more than a nuisance. They can cause medical problems: • Recent studies attribute cockroach allergens as the number- three contributor to children’s asthma. • Of the 10,000 spider bites reported each year, about 20 percent come from the brown recluse spider, one of six poisonous […]


Preventing Your Dog From Catching Diseases

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Like any other pet, dogs, if not properly cared and maintained, could get diseases. Here are some parasites that cause dog diseases. – Heartworm. Mosquito bites cause heartworm to exist in a dog and will reside in your pet’s heart and nearby blood vessels. A dog infected by heartworms looks dull and may even have […]


How To Get Rid Of Fleas

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If you have pets, particularly if they go outdoors, then fleas may very well be a fact of life. Therefore, it’s important to know how to deal with this annual threat, which usually lasts from early Spring, until late into the Fall, when temperatures become too cold for them to survive in the outdoors. Fleas […]


Dog Fleas Ticks

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Dog Fleas & Ticks. Fleas. Dog fleas are different to those which infest humans and cats. When a flea bites, it injects saliva to stop the blood clotting whilst it sucks it up. The saliva contains chemicals which often cause an allergic reaction in the dog. The signs are :- Bites which look like small […]


Doggie Hygiene

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Washing your dog is important, but not as important as some people think. Healthy dogs actually don’t need to be washed all that often, but humans prefer to bathe them so that they have a more pleasing smell and appearance. Doggie bath time is a good time to spend with the dog, however. Although most […]


The Flea Allergy In Dogs And Cats

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Dogs and cats can suffer allergies due to the presence of fleas. The identified cause is the saliva of the fleas, especially when the flea has bitten and penetrated the skin of the dog or cat. Since fleas multiply fast and do not voluntarily leave the body of the pet, the flea allergy will last […]


The Eleventh Commandment Care For Your Pets

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Pets are an extension of one’s life and love. Caring for pets means one has the ability, skill and heart to give love and take good care of one of nature’s creations. The following are tips and advice to consider when caring for that furry feline, canine, tweety, crawly, etc. friend of yours. Clean, clean, […]


Understanding Dog Fleas How Fleas Breed Affect Your Dog S Health

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Fleas belong to the insect order Siphonaptera. They are common pests and may attack many mammals, including man. They can be a year round problem because they infest not only pets but also the home of the owner. Because of this, treatment of the pet alone may only temporarily solve a flea infestation. Although many […]


How To Stop Your Cat Scratching Get Rid Of Those Fleas

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You know how annoying it can be when you have an itch, but you can’t reach it to give it a scratch? Well, when your cat has fleas it’s like your problem, just multiplied a hundred times. If your cat has fleas or ticks, you need to take action. If they are scratching or have […]


Fleas Unwelcome Guests For Your Pets

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Our pets can bring many great things into our lives: fun, loyalty, affection, companionship and much more. Unfortunately, one other thing they can bring in with them is the less pleasant companion of fleas. No matter how well you care for your pet and how clean you keep it, a chance encounter with another infested […]


Flea Control The In S And Out S Of Getting Rid Of Those Pesky Critters

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Bleh – fleas! ‘Tis the season – are you prepared? It’s not just at home where you need to be ready either. Different geographical areas have different climate conditions so the flea season varies depending on where you are – keep that in mind whether you are at home or traveling. Something else to be […]


Stop The Itchy Fleas

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“No, your dog is not pregnant but she has fleas”, said the vet. “Excuse me?” (She lifts up the dog’s tail) “You see all these fleas” I was stunned. I give my dog flea preventative every month! She bathes monthly and she rarely goes outside. So how could she get fleas? I learned that all […]


Are Parasites Killing Your Pets

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Of course we all want to take care of our beloved pets but is it possible that parasites are endangering their lives? Although dogs and cats are generally considered to be rather disease free, they are both susceptible to parasites such as hook worms. Otherwise known as Dipylidium Caninum, the “hook worm” is a particularly […]


Beyond Washing The Dog

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Keeping your dog clean is an important responsibility for every dog owner. Fido depends on you for general hygiene. Clean ears, teeth and a coat free from fleas and ticks are all the conditions you check for a healthy pet. Bath time is a great time to bond with your dog as well as check […]


Ridding Your House Of Fleas

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Chances are if you have pet’s you have had to deal with the almost inevitable flea infestation. All pet owners know that once a flea infestation has gripped your living space it can be the start of a long battle. In order to properly rid you home and pets of fleas you will treat the […]


Dog Fleas Fido S Pesky Little Friends

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When summer comes around, so do fleas — those little creatures that can make your dog’s life (and yours) miserable. There are things you can do to minimize the chances of flea infestation and other measures you can take if they have already invaded your home. First let’s look at the steps necessary to keep […]


Caring For Dogs With Hypoallergenic Conditions

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Some dog breeds are more susceptible to allergies than others. This may be because of small nasal passages, allergic reactions to flea bites, irritable stomachs that make digesting food difficult, or they may be allergic to their own hair and dander. Dogs that have allergies include the following breeds: Bishon frise, terrier, retrievers, beagles, setters, […]