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. There are various preventive measures and treatment methods for flea.
One of the ways for flea treatment for your dog is by washing your dog in flea and tick shampoo. Purchase the flea powder, using a brush apply it all over your dogs’ body; from head to the tail. A flea spray is another way of flea treatment for dogs.
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.
One of the measures is feeding your dog with a monthly flea tablet, depending on its weight and age the veterinarian will recommend a dosage for your dog, when a female flea latch on the dog, it ingests the lufenuron chemical that is passed on to the eggs and prevents them from hatching. You just need to apply once in a month.
You should comb the fur deep such that you are able to reach the skin and remove the fleas, comb from top to bottom, then dip your flea comb into a bucket with soapy water that will kill the fleas. Fleas love a dirty environment, thus if your dog is left to stay dirty, chances are, fleas will latch all over its body. All you need to do is to dilute lemon in a dish, use a comb or a brush to apply it around the dog’s body.
For lavender oil, you just need a few drops and you good to go. 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.