Fleas & Ticks


Your most common blood-feeding arthropods can carry diseases and deliver painful bites.

Fleas and ticks are blood-feeding arthropods. They are a pest that can be very painful to humans and pets. They also carry diseases such as Lyme disease, bubonic plague and tapeworms among numerous others.


Controlling fleas and ticks involves accurate identification of pests’ involved. A good method of prevention is eliminating secondary hosts such as wild animals, rodents, bats and birds from your home. Pets and other domestic animals must be protected from fleas and ticks and should be carefully inspected during the spring and summer months.