Fleas

Fleas - Pest Control Brisbane

Fleas are wingless, flightless insects that attach themselves to hosts such as dogs or cats and feed off the blood when they inject their probes into the skin.  They can jump long distances, and their bodies are flattened, enabling them to crawl easily through hair, fur or feathers.

They have strong claws that prevent them from being dislodged.  Fleas larvae are wormlike and have no legs, they feed off organic debris left over from the host’s skin. They are dark coloured and their body is able to withstand high amounts of pressure.

How did I get fleas?

Fleas come from flea infestations on pets, birds, animals, and even humans, although fleas generally do not feed on humans and prefer animals.

The pests attach themselves to pets and animals then infest indoor areas when the animal is inside.  Fleas can become a problem for humans when the host is no longer present, so they attack humans as their primary food supply is gone.  An example of this could be a mouse or rat is no longer present, so the fleas attach themselves to humans.

fleas pest control brisbaneSymptoms of flea bites

Fleas can leave you or your pet’s skin swollen, irritated and red.  Sometimes you may not feel the slight sting as a flea penetrates your skin and you may just consider it an itch.  They can cause allergic reactions and can spread disease and bacteria.

How do I get rid of fleas?

Flea infestations are common and can be hard to get rid of.  Because fleas are tolerant, resistant and hardy, over the shelf treatments can be ineffective.  Hiring a pest control professional in Brisbane is the most reliable way to get rid of fleas.

Eliminating fleas and then maintaining a deterrent for fleas is used in the effective treatment of the pests.  A professional pest controller will use effective treatments that are friendly to you and your pest, and these pest control treatments will maintain a perimeter for anti-flea defence.

Steps to flea pest control

  • Identify the flea species
  • Explain if needed the lifecycle and how the flea infestation occurred.
  • Inspecting for the presence of unidentified animals or hosts that you do not know about.
  • Giving advice about the best anti-flea treatments available for your vets for further reduced risk of re-infestation
  • Regular bathing of pets.
  • Washing and drying pet bedding frequently
  • Pest controllers treating the affected area with flea deterrant treatments.
  • Regular pest control specialist follow up visits to ensure the flea infestation is under control.

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