How To Get Rid of Fleas and Ticks


I remember when I was a kid, I was sitting on the carpet in the den. I felt a sting of sorts on my ankle, I gave my sock a rub and continued what I was doing. A couple of minutes later, I felt it again! I pulled my sock down to see what was […]

Once Bitten, Twice Shy! Bug Bite Identification


If you are anything like me, at the first sign of a bug bite, I go in panic mode! Is it a mosquito bite? Is it a brown recluse spider bite? Is the venom going to start eating my flesh? Then, the next hour is spent on WebMD investigating spider bites and how long I […]

Where The Magic Happens…Fleas

Fleabag motels, flea markets, bed fleas, fleas, fleas, and more fleas. They seem to get around, those fleas. But if their gettin’ around means getting into your home and in particular, your bed, well, now they have gone too far. Way too far. Hold up. Wait a minute. Did this bug blogger really just say […]

My Dog Has Cat Fleas?

Dog has cat fleas

What the….. It sounds like a joke but the fleas you are seeing on your dog are most likely the Ctenocephalides felis, or cat flea. This is the most common type of flea, and it doesn’t really care if it hitches a ride on a cat or dog or any other animal, as long as […]