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Helpful Tips for Protecting Pets from Pests

Spring and Summer season is a high time for different types of bugs and other critters that can cause a problem not just for your household but also the safety of your pets. As the leading pest control experts in the area, we’re here to share a few tips on how to protect your fur babies from these unwanted guests.

Protecting Pets from Pests

Keep the Area Clean

Some pests like flies or roaches like garbage. If your pets accidentally ingest these bacteria-laden pests, they could get seriously ill. That said, make sure you get rid of piling garbage. Do not wait for the trash bin to reach full capacity before having to replace the bags, and make sure trash bags are properly secured to prevent dogs and cats from tearing them apart.

Keep the Pets Clean

Residential pest control services specialists say that the pets themselves can serve as a breeding site for parasites such as ticks and fleas. Because these pests can also end up on your furniture and other pets, you need to make sure all of your pets are cleaned on a regular basis. This is especially important for dog breeds with plenty of skin folds where parasites can hide.

Trim the Lawn

The grass can hide many insects that your pets can end up with if they roll around your lawn on a regular basis. This is especially true if the grass is left undisturbed for a long time. Make sure you trim the grass to prevent it from harboring too much moisture that insects love. You should also discard the mulch instead of keeping it piled somewhere on your lawn.

Call the Experts

Severe cases of insect infestation require more drastic measures to minimize their interaction with your pets. Instead of reaching for the nearest concentrated bug spray, you’re better off getting help from local pest infestation specialists, which can help solve your pest problem in a safer and more effective way.

Let us help you keep your pets safe from pests. BugWorks RGV is the leading pest control company in the area. You can call us at (956) 450-8958 or fill out this contact form to request a quote.

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