Wednesday, November 25, 2009

How To Get Rid Of Dog Fleas

After cleaning your house and get rid of fleas in your house. Logically, you should get rid of dog fleas on the same day that you remove fleas from your house. And there are many different methods for you to remove dog fleas and keep a clean and healthy dog.

No matter which dog flea treatment you choose, it is important that you totally exterminate the fleas, ranging from adult fleas, flea eggs and larvae fleas. If you see your dog scratching constantly, it is one sign and symptom of your dog infested by fleas.

The first simply step to get rid of dog fleas is to use a flea shampoo and bathe your dog. The shampoo can effectively eliminate the adult fleas and leave your dog free of fleas after a bath. However, the protection from fleas only last for a few days because there are minimal chemical residue left on your dog skin to protect it from fleas. You can also use flea comb to get rid of dog fleas by combing your dog and make sure that the fleas drop into the soapy water and are killed.

Alternatively, you can choose flea collars which contains an insect growth regulator which prevents the development of flea eggs and larvae. The first type of flea collar works by emitting a gas which is toxic to fleas and concentrates on removing the fleas from your dog’s neck and head area. The other type works by spreading the chemical into your dog’s fat layer and protect your whole dog.

That’s all for today, more to come in the next post!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Tips On Flea Removal

Here are some tips on flea removal and how you can get rid of them from your house and pet’s body.

First, you will need to make sure that your pet is clean and flea-free. You can do so by making sure that you bathe your pet frequently, and talk to the vet on how you can prevent fleas, and how you can maintain your pet’s cleanliness and health. Using a medicated shampoo or herbal shampoo can help to wash the fleas off your dog, some herbs include the eucalyptus oil and pennyroyal. These will help to repel the fleas from your dog, and keep it clean.

Other tips on flea removal include keeping your house clean, and take note of the frequent places your dog goes to and make sure that you thoroughly clean the keep it flea-free. The carpet and floor rugs are common places where fleas can hide in. Therefore, you will need to wash them by putting them into the washing machine and rinse it thoroughly with soap. Alternatively, you can vacuum the carpet, and dispose off the vacuum bags to prevent the fleas from escaping.

After cleaning your house and your pet, you also need to make sure that your garden is flea-free. Other tips on flea removal include keeping a flea free garden. Most garden centers sell a type of worm called nematodes, which feeds on fleas and can help you to get rid of fleas. You can sprinkle them around the garden and let them do the work. Once the fleas are gone, the worms will fade into the environment.

Monday, November 2, 2009

How To Get Rid Of Fleas

It is important to know how to get rid of fleas as they can transmit disease and cause tapeworm. To have a healthy animal and healthy home, you will need to remove the fleas and keep the environment clean.

Fleas tend to breed better in a warm and humid temperature, therefore it is more of a seasonal issue in some parts of the country. Here are some steps which you can follow to find out how to get rid of fleas easily and let your pet lead a healthy and happy life.

The best way to get rid of fleas is to maintain a clean and dry environment. As mentioned above, fleas thrive best in humid and warm conditions, therefore, it is crucial that you take care of your pet’s living conditions.

Next, you can get rid of fleas by vacuuming your house frequently, and pay close attention to corners and cracks. Remember to dispose off the vacuum cleaner bags as the adult fleas can easily escape from the bags.

Of course, it is important that you ensure your pet’s cleanliness as well. You can remove any fleas from your pet by using a fine-toothed pet comb which is essential for flea removal, and drown the fleas in soapy water.

You would need to check your pet for signs and symptoms of flea trouble, some symptoms include excessive scratching and biting, especially around the lower back and tail area. Fleas also cause black and dried blood on your pet which is easy for you to recognize.

Stay tuned to find out more tips on how to get rid of fleas!