Tag: pets

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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5 tips to ease customer worry about kids and pets

June 3, 2019 By
Use these tips to create safe pest management treatments while teaching customers who are worried about their pets and kids. Read more»
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MGK: NyGuard Plus Flea & Tick Premise Spray

March 26, 2019 By
Give customers an additional service for free: Treat for fleas and ticks on carpets, furniture and floors, plus eliminate pet odors and leave a clean, fresh scent. NyGuard Plus is an easy-to-use aerosol with no-drip technology. It kills fleas and... Read more»
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Thorley joins Central Garden & Pet

August 23, 2017 By
Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Central Garden & Pet Co. has appointed Trevor Thorley as senior vice president and general manager of its Professional Brands business unit. Thorley most recently worked at Eurodrip USA as the CEO and global executive team member.... Read more»
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Snappy Snoozers: Inflatable pet beds

June 7, 2017 By
As a potential add-on sales item for flea, tick and bed bug accounts with pets, this new, orthopedic pet bed is ideal to help customers follow your instructions of laundering dog and cat lounging areas. The inflatable, “claw-proof” mattress wipes... Read more»
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Zoecon: Lambda 9.7 CS

May 24, 2017 By
Ticks are shaping up to be a major problem this year. Lambda 9.7 CS is designed to knock down ticks — including species that transmit Lyme disease — as well as a variety of other insects. The encapsulated insecticide will not... Read more»
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Columbia spreads the word about pet doors and pests

December 1, 2015 By
Columbia Pest Control, based in Portland, Ore. has issued a press release warning homeowners of the security risk posed by pet doors: As the winter chill takes root, many vermin seeking respite from the cold have an easy entry to... Read more»
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The best use for flea collars: Selling Tool?

September 9, 2015 By
I regularly stumble across columns online warning of how flea collars aren’t always the best bet for your cat or dog. I had my own personal experience with this and was even chastised by my vet when I (as a... Read more»
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Sandwich Isle receives ‘NMPA Gives’ award

July 20, 2015 By
Pearl City, Hawaii-based Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions is the recipient of the 2015 National Pest Management Association’s NPMA Gives Award. “Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions embodies everything that this program is about,” says NPMA President-elect Russ Ives. “Whether it is hosting... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Pets aren’t Only Reason for Fleas and Ticks

March 20, 2014 By
While fleas and ticks can be associated with pets, it isn’t necessarily the case in all structural pest control situations. Ticks are a problem most commonly outdoors, particularly around homes in wooded areas, regardless of whether the family has pets.... Read more»
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