Fleas & Ticks

A PMP primer for dog ectoparasites

August 31, 2019 By
In the April 1967 issue of what was then known as Pest Control magazine, we published an article by Dr. Harold George Scott titled “Dog Ectoparasites.” Looking at it through the lens of today, the info still holds up. Dr.... Read more»
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Focus on IPM for fleas and ticks

July 29, 2019 By
Controlling disease vectors such as fleas and ticks can present unique challenges that require focused integrated pest management efforts. Read more»
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5 experts tips for flea control

July 22, 2019 By
Although fleas can be difficult to control in some environments, proper preparation can enhance your success. Read more»
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Expert tips for fleas, flies, ticks

July 19, 2019 By
Ticks hitchhike on wildlife and can reside on bushes. Fleas like to be where pets lay the most. In kitchens, flies are indicative of a serious sanitation issue. Read more»
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Use sanitation to control ticks

July 15, 2019 By
While sanitation goes a long way, control products can prevent and knock down tick populations. Read more»
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Flea, fly, tick: Consider the source

July 8, 2019 By
Consider the unseen when targeting the source of a flea, fly or tick infestation. Read more»
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Tackling fleas with IGRs

July 1, 2019 By
Fleas are a frustrating pest! These little bloodsuckers love to sneak under your pants cuffs and around your socks, and feast on your blood right around your sock line. To add insult to injury, the small, itchy bump they leave... Read more»
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New tick-borne virus discovered in China

June 7, 2019 By
A new virus has been discovered in China that can be transmitted by the tiny arthropods, ticks. Read more»
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Test your knowledge of fleas and ticks

May 13, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about fleas and ticks and the differences between the two. Read more»
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Prepare to have a “tick talk” with clients

April 1, 2019 By
To avoid callbacks, be sure to educate your customers about what tick treatment entails — and what to expect as a result. Read more»
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