How to Prepare Your Home for a New Puppy

How to Prepare Your Home for a New Puppy

Bringing a new puppy home is an exciting, eventful time and studies show there are numerous science-based benefits to having a dog. New dog owners should be aware that getting a puppy doesn’t only involve buying food, toys, and taking them to the vet. Similar to baby-proofing your home, dog owners need to take similar … Continue reading How to Prepare Your Home for a New Puppy

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How to Get Rid of Allergens and Pests in Your Home

How to Get Rid of Allergens and Pests in Your Home

If you suffer from allergies, you are probably aware of the most common allergens circulating inside your home. Well, there are countless other allergens in and around your home that could be causing or worsening your allergies. Common allergens like dust, mold, pollen, dirt, pet dander, pests, stinging insects, mildew, and bacteria can be found … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Allergens and Pests in Your Home

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Do Ticks Die When Put into a Washing Machine?

Do Ticks Die When Put into a Washing Machine?

As you may have read from previous articles, ticks are one tough insect. They can survive submerged in water for up to 72 hours (about 3 days), withstand extreme temperatures, and are almost impossible to crush. But what about washing them? Do ticks die in the washing machine? Will the combination of churning water and … Continue reading Do Ticks Die When Put into a Washing Machine?

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Can Ticks Survive in Water?

Can Ticks Survive in Water?

Ticks can be a problematic insect that transmits the disease to both animals and humans. They are also resourceful, adaptable insects that can withstand temperature fluctuations and other environmental changes that would kill many other insects. But are ticks super insects? Are they capable of surviving the most extreme conditions, like being submerged in water … Continue reading Can Ticks Survive in Water?

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