Effective Flea Control
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Effective Flea Control



Effective flea control is possible if you know how to go about it. Find out more at http://www.fleaspray.org/.

Effective flea control is possible if you know how to go about it. Find out more at http://www.fleaspray.org/.



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  • 1. Effective Flea Control What You Need To Know…
  • 2. Topics
    • How to keep an eye on your pet
    • Flea collars and powder
    • Flea bath
    • Flea medication
  • 3. Keep an Eye on Your Pet
      • Watch out for commons signs and symptoms of a flea infestation
      • Example:
      • Excessive biting and scratching, in particularly around the tail and lower back areas.
      • Check for raw patches of skin that your dog or cat have been scratching for some time.
      • Look out for "flea debris" and specks of dried blood that are black in color.
  • 4. Flea Collars and Powders
    • Use flea collars and powders if you discover flea infestation at relatively stage
    • Several brands and types to choose from, and many contain a special comb with fine teeth that is designed to remove fleas from fur.
  • 5. Flea Baths
    • Bathe your pet frequently using a specially formulated soap or treatment
    • Take into consideration the type of fur or coat your pet has when bathing.
    • This is particularly true for dogs as some breeds have essential oils that shouldn't be washed away with soap and water more than once or twice a year.
    • If bathing in a flea bath isn't an option for your pet, consult your vet for other alternatives.
  • 6. Monthly Medication
    • There are pills available for your pet to take on a monthly basis that will prevent fleas from reproducing
    • But they do not kill the ones that have already reached adulthood
    • There are also multi-purpose medications and products available that are designed to prevent fleas from reproducing as well as controlling heartworm, hookworms, whipworms and roundworms
  • 7. Remark
    • Fleas will always exist, but with careful planning and proper treatment, they need not become a problem for you or your pet.
  • 8. Thank You