Category: Health & Safety
Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014 00:46
Autumn is a good time to remember that fleas, ticks and mosquitoes thrive in San Diego County and do not take time off in the fall or winter.
The diseases they carry can be challenging to diagnose and treat; many can be fatal, in people and our pets. Fortunately, all of these diseases can be prevented by regular use of veterinary products that prevent the bites of fleas and ticks.
Fleas prefer temperature and humidity ranges that San Diego provides throughout the year. Although flea numbers may be highest during the spring and summer, fleas are abundant and active all year and are fully capable of tormenting flea-allergic patients and transmitting tapeworms and serious veterinary and human bacterial diseases.
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