Protect Your Family Pet From Fleas and TicksJanay Rickwalder
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Pets, like humans, have begun wandering outdoors to enjoy the
warm weather that’s arrived across much of the county.
Unfortunately, this means that they are also at risk of
encountering hungry ticks
which can pose serious risks to their health.
Pet owners in the Los Angeles area should be especially cautious
because Lyme disease-carrying ticks were found lurking in the Santa
Monica Mountains, according to
To keep family pets pest-free during the summer months, the
National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recommends checking
pets frequently for ticks and fleas, bathing pets after walks or
playtime with other animals, and avoiding walking dogs in tall