May 18, 2017
Ohio has a particularly long flea and tick season, from March through December. This chart from the American Kennel Club shows how we compare to the rest of the country:
Besides being pests, fleas carry several risks for animals and humans, as listed below.
Without flea preventive medication, cats and dogs can suffer from fleas in several ways:
Fleas don’t discriminate between you and your pet. Any mammal is fair game! If your cat or dog becomes infested with fleas, the humans in your home may suffer from these risks:
If you have any questions about fleas, or to get your pet started on a flea preventive, give us a call at (513) 829-8989.