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We'll be there when we say we'll be there. In fact, you can even track your technician on the day of service.
Our #1 priority is to provide so much value, you can't live without us! With Aruza, you can count on pest-free living!
Bugs are back? Give us a call, and your technician will treat again at no extra cost.
Fleas and ticks - a dreaded pair in the pest (and pet) world! As a proud dog dad and a pest control aficionado, I'm all too familiar with the trials these pint-sized parasites can bring to our furry friends and even us. But don't worry! There are some proven tricks you can implement to help reduce the threat of fleas and ticks to your home.
Picture this: a small, wingless, blood-sucking hitchhiker that decides to make your pet its personal buffet, resulting in discomfort and incessant itching. Yes, that's a flea. On the other hand, ticks are the eight-legged versions of this nightmare, latching onto you and your pet, playing the unwelcome role of disease transmitters.
As a keen-eyed pet parent, you've got the first line of defense. Fleas are tiny acrobats that are black or brown, around the size of a pinhead. You may see them jumping around on your pet's fur or nestled amongst hair follicles upon closer inspection. Ticks, on the other hand, take a more laid-back approach. These small, oval-shaped freeloaders will either be attached to your pet's skin or just casually strolling around on the ground. The size of ticks can greatly depend on how much blood they’ve consumed, with fully grown females expanding to the size of a raisin when fully fed.
To tackle these troublemakers, you can start with a flea and tick-specific shampoo or spray. Think of these as your pet's personalized anti-pest armor, ridding them of fleas and ticks on contact.
Next up, consider equipping your pet with a flea and tick collar. It's like a miniature bug zapper that continuously releases a flea and tick destroying insecticide.
Additionally, wield your vacuum like a sword, ensuring a thorough cleanup of your home. This will effectively rid your floors of any stray fleas and ticks, leaving no stone unturned or rather, no carpet un-vacuumed.
Lastly, to completely protect your home, we recommend that you utilize a pest control expert such as Aruza as we will create a customized treatment plan for your home that will help to treat and prevent flea and tick outbreaks.
The best form of defense? Prevention! Regular grooming and keeping your pet's fur clean and mat-free is a must. Additionally, make a habit of applying a flea and tick preventative to your pet's fur on a monthly basis.
Keeping your yard tidy and debris-free is another important preventive measure. A clean yard equals less attractive real estate for these parasites.
Aruza proudly provides flea and tick pest control to Charlotte NC, Greensboro NC, Greenville SC, Charleston SC, Greenville SC, Raleigh NC, and Orlando FL.
Common diseases that fleas and ticks transmit are lyme disease, rocky mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis (a bacterial infection), babesiosis which is a parasitic infection, and anaplasmosis which is another bacterial infection that can cause fever, headaches, and muscle pains.
To prevent fleas and ticks from biting your pet you need to keep your pet’s coat clean and free from mats as this will make it more difficult for the pests to attach to your pet. Furthermore, using a flea and tick collar or topical treatment act as great preventative measures. Lastly, avoid areas where you know there are fleas and ticks such as tall grass, brush, and wooded areas and check your pets regularly so that you can identify infestations early on.
Fleas and ticks can be dangerous to your pet. They can cause anemia, skin irritation, and other health problems. Fleas can also transmit tapeworms to your pet. Ticks can transmit a variety of diseases, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and ehrlichiosis.
Some signs of a flea or tick infestation include seeing flea dirt (black, pepper-like substance that fleas leave behind), flea bites which are small red bumps that are incredibly itchy. Ticks on the other hand are going to be small (or large depending on feeding stage) brown insects that can be attached to you or your pet’s skin. You may also notice hair loss and anemia in severe infestations.
Some common methods to get rid of fleas and ticks on your pet include using a flea and tick shampoo when you wash them, giving them a flea and tick collar, applying a topical flea and tick treatment, vacuuming your home regularly, and treating your yard.