Thursday, May 27, 2010

Removing Fleas Easily

Have you always wondered how to get rid of fleas so those pesky little creatures don't bother you anymore? Well, wonder no more because I'm gonna show you some tricks on removing fleas easily!

But first, lets talk a little about fleas and what they are. After all, understanding your enemy is part of the strategy to eradicate it totally. Fleas are tiny, (up to an inch long) has great agility and are insects that are usually dark colored and wingless. They have mouth that resembles tubes. They can attack your pets and you as well!

The first step to getting rid of fleas is of course, to ascertain there are fleas. The most noticeable place where you can find fleas on your pet are in its tail or the back of the neck. Do a thorough comb through with your fingers and try to spot the fleas (with your hands) and your eyes.

The first thing to do when you spot fleas is to clean all suspected areas that were or are contaminated with those insects. Do this by thoroughly washing all cages, sofas, coaches, tables and 'stuff' that might have come in possible contact with the fleas.

One simple 'trick' is to fill a bowl of water with soap and place it directly under a lamp near 'ground zero'. The fleas are attracted to the light and will jump straight to their watery doom. Smart eh?

Another surer and quicker way would simply be to use flea control productson the infected area. Just spray some magic juice and presto the fleas are gone!

Good luck in your flea hunting adventure. You might also wanna read this other blog post on how to prevent your pet from being infested by fleas

Monday, March 1, 2010

How To Prevent Your Pet From Being Infested By Fleas

It is important that you know how to prevent fleas, and kill fleas permanently, do not let them come back to infest your pet or your house. Fleas are harmful pest which live on the host animal, and suck the blood of the host. By doing so, the fleas can badly harm the health of your pet and cause your pet to have a low immune system and can fall sick easily.

In order to have good flea control and prevent fleas from coming back, you will need to make sure that you follow these necessary steps:

1) Try to prevent your pet from walking or playing in muddy areas.
2) Bathe your pet regularly to keep it clean and free from fleas.
3) Do not let your pet go near stray animals as they have a high chance of carrying fleas.
4) Clean your furniture and areas where your pet like to frequent, so as to remove fleas that might be around.

Such procedures are important for you to maintain a flea free house and a healthy pet. You can bathe your pet frequently in homemade shampoo which is effective in removing fleas. Such home remedy is affordable as compared to the chemical shampoos that you find in pet shop. In addition, it is less harmful on your pet as well.

You can create your own vinegar shampoo by mixing half a cup of vinegar, with half a cup of dishwashing soap, and fill the tub up with warm water to bathe your pet. Get rid of fleas permanently today!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Kill Fleas Using Safe Home Remedies

Fleas are a type of annoying pest which plagues both humans and animals. There are many different types of chemical products out in the market which can help you to kill fleas. However, most people would prefer using home remedies to get rid of fleas because chemicals can hurt both human and your pets as well. Therefore, it would be a wiser choice to consider the effectiveness of home remedies.

The market products which claim to remove fleas permanently do not always give us the expected results. In fact, the short lived extermination of fleas and the accompanying side effects can cause much more frustration than the fleas. Some poison from those chemicals can be very useful in killing fleas; however it could pose a greater long term threat to the health of your family members and pets.

Home remedies are still the way to getting rid of fleas at home. First of all, you would need to maintain high level of cleanliness by cleaning your house, both indoors and outdoors at least once a week. Make sure that you vacuum on a daily basis, especially on the carpet floors, rugs, and areas where your pet loves to visit. Vacuuming everyday can be a hustle, however, that is the price to pay one must pay to keep pets.

Of course, one of the reasons your pet attracts fleas is because of its low immune system. It is advisable to provide your pet with diets rich in essential fatty acids which can strengthen their immune systems. Do remember to wash your pet’s bedding on a regular basis as well to keep fleas away from your house and pet. Kill fleas today and make your house flea-free permanently.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Get Rid Of Fleas On Cats

Keeping pets like dogs and cats at home, there is always a possibility of having fleas. Fleas are the worst pest that can exist and you would need to know how to get rid of fleas on cats, without getting rid of your pet. Keep reading to find out more tips on killing fleas.

Remember that to totally get rid of fleas on cats, you will also need to keep your house clean and free from fleas in order to keep fleas away from your cats for good. Find out how to get rid of fleas in your house at the same time as well. Getting rid of fleas can be a tedious process, so be ready to do some real work here.

First of all, you can bring your cat to the vet, and seek some advice from the professionals. Let the doctor treat your cat, and have them look after your cat overnight, so that you have the time to thoroughly clean your house and be ready to get rid of fleas in your house. Though this temporary separation can be painful for you, it is absolutely necessary to do so for complete flea removal.

You can use a flea bomb to clean and shampoo all the fabrics in your house, especially your carpet, curtains beddings and areas where your cat sleep and play frequently.

Alternatively, if you do not want to send your cat to the vet, you can also buy some some over the counter medication for your cat, and upgrade your cat’s diet and add some supplements to improve their immune system. In addition, get a reliable shampoo for your cat’s coat. Do opt for products which are non-toxic and organic. Many products kill the fleas but also harm your cats, so do watch out for that.