Is your poor pooch constantly scratching and licking certain parts of their body? Perhaps your pet has been restless lately, like something is bugging them.
It could be a lot of little things bugging them—fleas and ticks!
We’ve created a graphic with everything you need to know about these pests including how to get rid of fleas and ticks on your pet and in your home.
When is Flea and Tick Season?
While fleas and ticks are active year round, pets are most susceptible to becoming a host to these tiny pests from May to September.
Fleas prefer warmer temperatures but ticks are hardier and can survive colder climates.
Check out the graphic below to see if your state is one of the worst places to live for dogs and cats in regards to fleas and ticks.
What’s the Difference Between Fleas and Ticks?
Though both pests look similar, fleas and ticks have very different life cycles and habits. Fleas tend to stick to one host for the duration of their lives, which can last for more than 100 days. Adult fleas lay 20-40 eggs … Read Entire Post