Flea & Tick Control in Jacksonville, Fla
Fleas thrive in warm or humid weather and can lay up to 50 eggs each day. One of the first signs your pet has fleas is "flea dirt"—black flea droppings left on your pet's coat. See your vet for proper treatment and ensure they don’t come back again by signing up for our lawn treatments.
Ticks are most often found around your pet's neck, in the ears, in the folds between the legs and the body and between the toes. Ticks are capable of spreading infectious diseases like Lyme disease, so prompt removal of ticks is important. After removing them from your pet, remove them from your lawn for future prevention.
Treatments & Prevention Tips
Stay in control of your lawn with regular treatments. There are also things that you can do to help prevent fleas and ticks, such as:
- Don't over-water your lawn: Fleas thrive in moist places; too much water will create a flea-friendly breeding ground for the these parasites.
- Mow & Prune: Fleas cannot tolerate hot sun for long periods. Frequently mowing your lawn exposes the soil to sunshine, keeping it dry. You can also prune bushes and trim trees to increase the sunniness of your yard, and help keep fleas out.