Tips and hints for
effective flea control
If you own a dog then
at some point you will probably have
a problem with fleas. Flea control
is important for both you and your
dog. If fleas are on your dog then
they are probably in your home.
Summer is generally the time when
fleas appear in large numbers so
flea control around this time is
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Fleas can be seen with
the naked eye and can be found anywhere
on your dog but are more commonly seen
on the lower back near the tail. For
effective flea control you need to treat
the fleas when they are spotted. The
longer you wait the more fleas you will
There are a large number
of products available to control fleas
but for effective flea control you need
to kill fleas not only on your dog but
also in their bedding, in your house and
in your garden.
Natural Flea Eze
- Can anything be
done about fleas if you don't like using
harsh chemicals on your dog? Our natural
Flea Eze supplement is designed to help
your dog cope with the irritation caused
by flea infestation.
Millers Forge Deluxe Flea Comb For Pets
- This comb can be used easily to remove
fleas from your pet. Chrome plated steel
with rounded teeth for a gentle touch.
The teeth are spaced ultra close to trap
fleas when combing. Complete with easy
instructions for maximum effectiveness.
8oz PPP Flea & Tick Mousse
- The easy-to-use product that not only
kills fleas and ticks very quickly, but
also cleans the animals skin and coat,
leaving it shining and pleasantly
scented, and no rinsing is required!
Flea collars are an
effective form of flea control with
herbal flea collars becoming more and
more popular. Flea collars are generally
a deterrent rather than a cure and
should be used as such.
Flea combs are quite
effective as they are made specifically
to catch fleas and drag them out. Use
the comb everyday and also after each
Ensure your dog is bathed
regularly. Bathing will kill some of the
fleas but not all of them. Use your flea
comb after each wash as any fleas that
aren?t killed will be stunned and easier
Wash your dogs bedding
regularly and keep the area around your
pet?s bed as clean as possible.
Vacuum regularly. Shake
flea powder into the vacuum bag before
using otherwise the fleas will just jump
back out once vacuumed. Better yet, if
you can afford to, throw away the vacuum
bag after each vacuum.
Products such as
Frontline have been known to be a highly
effective form of flea control as they
kill not only the fleas but also the
eggs and the larvae for up to three
months. It is easily applied to your pet
and is completely waterproof so your dog
can continue to swim and be bathed
without losing the effectiveness of the
Flea control can be
difficult but fortunately there are
products out there that can help. By
following the tips described above and
using some of these products you should
find your flea problems are over.
- natural remedies for eradicating fleas
on your dog and in your home.