Been bitten ? Summer time is often when your pets pick up fleas from passing strays and bring them into the house. Quite apart from watching your pet scratch, owners are frequently bitten as well. Flea bites in people are red and itchy. Children are especially at risk, being close to home pet and sometimes haring their beds with them.
Quite apart from the nuisance fleas can generate - owners should be awar that fleas can transmit infectious diseases : in cat they can transmit tapeworms, in dogs they can cause severe skin allergy and in people fleas are sometimes responsibel for 'cat scratch fever'- a nasty debilitating illness. Adult fleas in the house will lay eggs and estalish a colony right under your nose.
The best solution is to avoid fleas in the first place ! Treatment is available for pets in the form of either spot-on preparations or tablets. Depending on the nature of your pet - we can supply you with the most suitable prevention. Active flea infestations may require a more aggressive response - which may incldue treating not only the animals but the house as well.