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Symptoms of Flea Allergy in Dogs

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...

Advantage Flea Control Side Effects

Advantage Flea Control Side Effects

Advantage Flea Control is a topical medication, that when administered monthly, protects both dogs and cats from fleas. However, while Advantage is one of the safer and most popular flea treatments, it is still composed of chemicals that can have negative side...

How Do Flea Pills Work?

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...

Get Rid of Fleas in the House

Get Rid of Fleas in the House

If you’ve got a flea infestation, you know how annoying these pests can be. They multiply fast and can be difficult to remove without a proper flea control plan in place. In order to get rid of fleas in the house, it...

Do Flea Powders Work?

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...

Natural Flea Control Recipes

Natural Flea Control Recipes

Effective flea control means balancing toxicity to fleas and safety for pets and people. Homemade natural flea control solutions offer a way to achieve that delicate balance. Diatomaceous earth is one of the least toxic options you can choose for natural flea...

How to Find Fleas on Kittens Video

How to Find Fleas on Kittens Video

Fleas are dangerous parasites, but especially for kittens because they are much more vulnerable at this stage of their lives. In this short video a practicing veterinarian demonstrates how to diagnose flea problems on kittens. The easiest way to look for fleas...

Killing Fleas With Water Video

Killing Fleas With Water Video

If your dog loves the water, you may want to add this technique to your flea control arsenal. Whether you fill the bathtub or take your dog for a swim, if you can keep the water level up to your dogs neck...

Vinegar Kills Fleas: Effectiveness of Vinegar for Fleas

Vinegar Kills Fleas: Effectiveness of Vinegar for Fleas

Vinegar is one home remedy that a lot of pet owners want to know about. It is cheap and readily available, but is it true that vinegar kills fleas? Unfortunately, the rumor is not true. Vinegar doesn’t kill fleas, it merely repels...

Are Flea Collars Effective?

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...