A Quick Guide to Fleas and Treatments
This is because we love our favorite pet to the extent of giving them pretty names. If the flea season is not well prepared for by control and prevention method, our pretty pet could be in danger, they could even die. You rush to every pharmacy to get the strongest flea treatment. You need to be able to get rid of them way before they start flying or increase in population.
The shampoo contains pyrethrin chemical that kills fleas, so you do not have to worry next time you see a flea latched on your pet. Another way is by applying a flea powder. In a ventilated room, wear gloves and spray your dog all over its body, but when it comes to the sensitive areas such as the eyes, mouth and ears, it is advisable to apply some of the spray on your hand then rub it around its ears, eyes and mouth.
Once you notice that flea infestation has started you get your dip ready and soak your dog in that medicated solution, once the dog is fully soaked, do not rinse it away, this means you leave your pet in a well ventilated area for sometime. Most flea latch around the neck area or the head of the dog.
There is a common phrase that “Prevention is better than cure”, well, this too can apply to flea treatment for our pretty pets such as dogs. Application is done all over the dogs’ body.
We also have natural flea treatment methods. Fleas love a dirty environment, thus if your dog is left to stay dirty, chances are, fleas will latch all over its body.Lemon juice is another simpler way killing fleas.
Wash your dog in warm water, rinse it and dry it using a towel then apply a few drops of lavender oil on the tail and on the back. First, you need to coat your dog with a repellent, then spray the solution all over its body but concentrating on parts that are prone to fleas such as behind the ears and under the legs.Just like lavender oil, rosemary smell is known to expel away flea.
The veterinarian determines the best dosage depending on the dogs’ weight and age. Then, since most of flea treatment are chemicals, ensure that your dog is locked in a ventilated room as you treat the fleas, especially if you have small kids trying to run up and down the house. So if you love your pet dog ensure you have at least two or three measures put in place for flea treatment.
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