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Steps to Tackle a Pet Flea Infestation

  
 
 

Did you know that not only do you have to treat all pets in the event of a flea infestation, but you must treat your home and yard as well? Flea prevention products for your pet will only kill the fleas on your pet. They cannot stop newly-hatched fleas in your home and yard from jumping on your pet. This is why it's so important to treat your home and yard.

Although you might not think your home has fleas, it probably does. Fleas lay eggs on your pet and then as your pet moves around, the eggs fall off into your home's carpeting and pet bedding. There, the eggs hatch and jump back onto your pet. Not only must you treat your home and yard, but you must do it more than once, because flea eggs hatch in 3-4 weeks. It is important to retreat all areas again after this time to kill any newly hatched flea eggs and prevent reinfestation.

 
  

Treat all pets in your home

For immediate relief, wash your pets with a natural flea shampoo or use a spray or tablet flea remover. Give all your pets monthly flea prevention to kill any new fleas that jump on your pet.

  

Kill fleas in your home and yard

Spray your home and yard with an insecticide that kills fleas and larvae. You must spray again after 3-4 weeks to kill newly hatched fleas. For severe infestations, use foggers which work for several months.

 
 
  

Clean your home & your pet's bedding

Vacuum all flooring. Wash all bedding and blankets including your pets' beds. Keep in mind fleas can jump anywhere.

 
 
  

Use flea preventatives to prevent future infestations

Don't let your pet get reinfested with fleas! Use a monthly flea preventative on your pet such as 1-800-PetMeds Flea4X for Dogs or 1-800-PetMeds Flea3X for Cats which are also effective in preventing ticks and lice, and killing mosquitoes.

 
 
  

  
 
Max's Tip: Soft and flexible skin helps to effectively distribute flea medication once it is applied. If your pet has dry or flaky skin, give your pet Brite Coat Chews to help restore your pet's skin health.  
  

 
 
   
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