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Flea Problems? 5 Things Every Pet Owner Should Know about Fleas


Published on – Flea control is a year round battle. If you don’t know about fleas, take some time and read through Flea 101 otherwise known as, the top five things that every pet owner should know about fleas. If you do have a flea problem in your house, it's essential to eliminate them as soon as possible. Young Environmental Solutions can help get rid of fleas in your home, call them today.

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Flea Problems? 5 Things Every Pet Owner Should Know about Fleas

  1. 1. FleaProblems?Five Things Every Pet OwnerShould Know About Fleas
  2. 2. Aren’t Fleas A SummerConcern?Many pet ownersbelieve fleacontrol is an issueonly during thewarmest monthsof the year.Instead, it’s ayear-round battle,and if you haven’talready satthrough Fleas 101,it’s certainly timeyou did.
  3. 3. #1 – They’re Starving!You simply won’t meet a flea thatisn’t hungry, and they’ll be happyto get a snack wherever itpresents itself.They may like your dog or cat bestbecause it provides a constantmeal, but they’ll also be happy tobit your foot, your child, or evenyour pet gerbil.
  4. 4. #2 – A BitingProblemIf you have fleas in your home, you may think you cansimply put up with the bites, but those itchy welts arenot the only potential problem.Fleas can cause health problems in your pets, and theycan also cause serious health problems in people, too.
  5. 5. #3 – A Bigger ApproachJust treating your home or yourpet is not going to solve yourflea problem, no matter whatthe time of year.You have to simultaneously treatyour home, your yard, and yourpet for best results.Keep in mind that those overthe counter sprays are notgoing to save you from a seriousflea infestation.
  6. 6. #4 – Not JustPet OwnersPet owners are not the only ones who have to worryabout fleas.Flea infestations can actually occur without thehelp of pets.Rodents and other animals can drag fleas into yourhome, so if you notice a problem and you don’thave a pet, call a flea pest control professionalASAP.
  7. 7. #5 – Flea Sighting!As problematic as they are,you cannot always see aflea problem.Fleas usually less than 1/8 ofan inch in length, so unlessyou are really looking forthem, you may have troublespotting them in your home.
  8. 8. Dealing with the ProblemAdult fleas can go up to two full months without ameal, so don’t even believe that you can simplywait this infestation out.Deal with it as soon as you discover it.
  9. 9. Professional HelpIf you do have a flea problem in your house, itsessential to eliminate them as soon as possible.Young Environmental Solutions can help get rid offleas in your home, call YES Pest Pros today.