The warm, soft fur of cats and dogs is the prefect environment for fleas and ticks. They feed on blood and can cause many issues from itching, anxiety, allergic reactions and even more serious illnesses. Most common during the warmer months, fleas and tickets can be prevented by consistently treating pets. In the unfortunate event of an infestation such as Fleas, it is critical that the pet(s) be on medication, prior to pest control measures being taken. Similar to other infestations, Cleaning and vacuuming are an effective measure to getting the infestation under control quickly. Brush and leaf piles should be taken care of promptly each season as they are known breeding grounds for ticks and other ground dwelling insects.