With a particularly awful reputation, the mosquito has been labelled the biggest killer on the planet and the most deadly animal in the world. A single bite can cause intense havoc by spreading devastating illnesses like West Nile Virus, Encephalitis, Malaria, Chikungunya and even Heartworm in pets.
And ticks are just as serious a threat. Easily travelling across outdoor landscapes, they latch onto pets in an effort to enter our homes so as to attach to a human host, resulting in the spread of Lyme disease, Erlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and other tick-borne illnesses.
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