Fleas - Pest Control Services
Fleas are pesky creatures that are disease-ridden pests of humans and animals. There can be several hundred eggs, larvae, and cocoons in and around the areas where a pet with fleas lays and walks. For this reason, fleas can be challenging to control, however, with cooperation Lindsey Pest Services can get rid of your flea problem.
Fleas are small wingless insects, 1/12 to 1/6 inch long, which are common in and around Jacksonville, Fla. Common flea species include:
This is the most common flea in our First Coast area – and despite its name, it infests both dogs and cats. In fact, if your pet has fleas, 80% of the time it will be the cat flea.
The second most common flea, it causes 20% of flea problems on pets. It is primarily attracted to dogs, but will feed on cats as well.
The rat flea, as its name implies, feeds on the blood of rodents, so it will generally only be a problem if you have an additional problem with rats or mice. This flea is known to carry and transmit disease, and has been known to bite humans.