February 23, 2021

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Prevent Fleas in Your Home

Fleas in your home

Fleas can survive by feeding on the blood of mammals and birds. There are many different types of fleas. Although some fleas can survive on the blood of more than one species, many fleas can survive on the blood of certain species. Even if a specific tick lives on humans, you are susceptible to more than one type of tick. Fleas on pets can also attack you, possibly spreading diseases and parasites.

Seek Professional Help

from fleas and beware of flea necklaces. Many flea collars are ineffective, and some even contain organophosphate compounds that are potentially toxic to pets. It would also be a good idea to seek professional help from pest controllers who will get rid of fleas in your home.

The flea collar that has been proven to be both effective and

Use Disinfectant Soap To Kill Fleas When Washing Animals

Although disinfectant soap can dry and/or irritate your pet’s skin, it can effectively kill fleas. This soap is toxic to fleas and can be used to control their infestation. Make sure to wash your pet’s body thoroughly.

Buy Flea Shampoo

These shampoos are specifically used to treat fleas in certain animals. Find the right shampoo for your pet. Make sure to follow the instructions strictly to avoid harm to pets.

Watch Out For Flea Necklaces

Many flea collars are ineffective, and some even contain organophosphate compounds that are potentially toxic to pets. The flea collar that has been proven to be both effective and safe is the Saresto collar, which can be purchased from a veterinarian. Help your pet wear a flea collar containing anti-flea drugs to enhance protection.

Use Vacuum Cleaner Daily To Keep Your House Clean

Before you take other measures, please use a vacuum cleaner to thoroughly clean the carpet, furniture, cracks in the floor, and the cushions on the furniture. This will not only remove adult fleas but also flea eggs and larvae. Flea larvae can feed on the faeces of adult fleas on the carpet or other organic matter. Eliminating flea food sources is an important step. After cleaning, to prevent fleas from entering the room again, you should go to a place far away to clean the vacuum cleaner because they are likely to be alive. It is also a good idea when cleaning your house free from fleas to seek help from a pest control service to ensure a thorough deep clean to prevent future fleas.

Use Flea Combs

Regularly use a flea comb to brush your pet’s fur and wash your pet’s bedding every week (the ideal water temperature is above 60°). If your pet always tickles or bites its fur, you should call the veterinarian to report the problem. They will recommend the best flea/tick spray or powder to treat your pet.

Ask Your Veterinarian For Treatment

Topical treatment is a procedure that is directly applied to the surface of animal skin to quickly kill fleas. As a preventive measure, some of these treatments should be followed up every month for a full year. Remember, just because a product kills fleas does not mean it is effective. Using approved flea drugs to kill fleas shows that the product is indeed beneficial. Make sure that the product you choose has a pet label. If a cat is given a special dog flea medicine, it may become very sick (or even die). At the same time, Frontline products can kill rabbits. Some common flea medications include:

  • Permethrin: Many dog ​​flea drugs alone or in combination with other drugs contain permethrin, which can effectively resist dog fleas. This drug is not safe for all animals and may cause health problems for people and dogs.
  • Dinotefuran And Pyriproxyfen (called Vectra) are used to treat fleas in cats. Beware: Vectra 3D is a dog flea medicine that contains permethrin, which is harmful to cats.
  • Fipronil and (S)-Metoprin: This product is used to kill larvae, lice eggs, and adult lice. The product can also kill mites and Mallophaga.
  • Imidacloprid: These products kill lice at all stages of their lives. Make sure not to buy the similarly named Advantix II, which is a product for dogs that contains permethrin which is harmful to cats.
  • Selamectin: Use this product once a month. The product can also kill fleas, liver worms, ear mites, and mites.