Fleas Can Present A Year-Round Challenge
North American Precis Syndicate
Fleas Can Present A Year-Round Challenge (NAPSA)—Any time of year can be the right time to take steps to protect your pets and family from fleas. That’s because fleas can be a year-roundpest. Many pet owners think that once the cold weather comes around, fleas no longer pose a threat to their dog or cat. Unfortunately, this is not completely accurate. While during the winter months, cold weather may reduce outdoor flea infestations, fleas can persist inside your Remember, fleas need warm tem- Plus, pets are not the only source of adult fleas; people can bring fleas into your homeon their clothing or shoes. These fleas can then be passed on to yourpet. Only part of an adult flea’s life find the warmth inside your home home. is spent on your pet. By the time you notice fleas on your pet, they have already fed off your dog or cat and begun laying eggs. These flea eggs can then drop off your pet into bedding, furniture and carpeting. Remember, fleas need warm peratures to survive and they can during winter monthsinviting. your pet and prevent newfleas from developing. For dogs, be sure to select the correct product based on your dog’s weight and remember to never use a dog product on a cat andvice versa. To protect your home, consider a product such as Hartz UltraGuard Plus Flea & Tick Home Spray. It is formulated to kill fleas that are around your home and temperatures to survive and the warmth inside your home during winter months can allow the fleas to thrive year-round, regardless of the outside weather. To reduce the risk of infestation, consider a year-round treatment of your pet and your home. For example, Hartz UltraGuard Continued protection from fleas during the winter months can makefor a flea-free season for your family, pet and guests. designed to kill fleas that are on site at www.hartzultraguard.com. Pro Flea & Tick Drops is prevent new ones from developing. Additionally, vacuuming on a regular basis will remove anyflea eggs that may have made a home in your carpeting. To learn more, visit the Web Hartz and other trademarks used herein are trademarks of The Hartz Mountain Corporation.
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