FLEAS CAN BE A YEAR-ROUND NUISANCE

Depending on environmental conditions, it can take several weeks to several months for an adult flea to develop. That’s one reason fleas can be hard to control, even during the winter months. This is especially true if you live in the southern part of the U.S. or in areas that experience moderate winter temperatures. Your home and yard provide a desirable habitat for fleas in their various stages. Read on to learn what steps you can take to safeguard your family and pets.

HOW TO CONTROL FLEAS

Here are a few things you can do inside and outside your home, and with your pet, to help create a comfortable, flea-free environment for you and for your pet (your local veterinarian can offer additional advice and insight if needed).