Flea FAQ

Treatments for Flea Allergy in Dogs

The most important treatment for treating flea allergy in dogs is to rid your pets, home and yard of fleas. Ongoing flea control is the backbone to a happy and healthy dog, and fortunately there are many safe products on the market...

Symptoms of Flea Allergy in Dogs

Most dogs will get bitten by fleas in their lifetime, but how do you know if your pet’s reaction is normal or a symptom of flea allergy? If your dog has one or more of the following symptoms, you will need to...

How Do Flea Pills Work?

Flea pills allow killing or repelling agents to be absorbed into the bloodstream of a pet. These chemicals either eliminate the adult fleas or halt the development of their eggs and larvae. Fleas are exposed to these insecticides in various ways. Some...

Do Flea Powders Work?

Flea powders are considerably less expensive than the popular spot-on products. In addition, they are highly multifunctional and can be used on pets, carpet, bedding, furniture and even in your yard to prevent flea infestation. However, do flea powders work? Effective flea...

Parasiticide for Dogs: Safe & Effective Flea Control?

While there are many methods of flea control to keep dogs safe and healthy, many of these ways are evolving into products that contain parasiticides. Parasiticides are agents used to kill various kinds of parasites, and sometimes their eggs as well. While...

Flea Control Products Killing Pets: EPA Increases Restrictions

Products that were supposed to be used to treat dogs and cats for fleas and ticks are killing hundreds and injuring thousands of pets every year, according to the Environment Protection Agency. The agency is now outlining plans to make products safer....

Are Flea Collars Effective?

A flea infestation is inevitable if you don’t employ multiple measures to prevent it. One weapon in your flea control arsenal may be a flea collar, but are flea collars effective? There are three basic types of flea collars available in the...

How Do Flea Drops Work?

Flea drops, also known as “spot ons”, have been in use since the 1980s. Today, they are one of the most preferred flea control treatments among pet owners. But, what are these so-called “spot-ons” and how do they work? Are they effective...

Cat Flea Bites on Humans

If you have a cat, fleas can be a huge, constant concern. They can cause health problems related to itching, hair loss, dermatitis and allergic reactions in your cat. Fleas can also cause a major issue for your home. If you believe...

Signs and Symptoms of Fleas on Cats

If your cat has been itching and scratching a lot and if you are noticing hair loss or other skin issues, you need to look closer at your pet and examine their skin, as the chances are high for a flea infestation....