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Ways To Keep Summertime Pests Away From Your Pet

Posted on July 1st, 2020 by Knockout Pest

It is not surprising that you and your pet will be spending more time outside when the sun is shining. Since mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas will also be out and about during the summer, it is your responsibility to protect your pet from these pests. Continue reading to learn new ways to keep pests away from your pet this season. 


Mosquitoes nest and breed in areas of standing water. As a homeowner, it is important for you to reduce the amount of these moisture sites as much as possible. Removing debris from your gutters can help ensure that water does not collect here. 


Ticks are known for their ability to hide. That being said, it is imperative for you to eliminate these hiding places from your property. You can accomplish this by cutting the grass, getting rid of weeds, and removing woodpiles from your yard.


To keep fleas away from your pets, be sure to bathe and groom them on a regular basis. In addition, remember to clean their bedding, collars, and toys. Last but certainly not least, vacuum the floors and carpets in your home frequently.

Have you noticed mosquitoes, ticks, or fleas on your property during this time of the year? If so, turn to the professionals here at Knockout Pest Control for assistance. We can knockout pests and keep them down for the count!

Call 1-800-244-PEST or 1-800-244-7378 to schedule an appointment with us.

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