Category Archives for Fleas

Do Flea Collars Work?

Do Flea Collars Work? - How Do They Work?

An infestation of fleas in your pet is unpleasant for both pet and owner. When it comes to parasites, prevention can be better than a cure. There are a wide variety of products on the market for preventing and killing fleas. Popular choices include spot-on targeted medications such as sprays, or oral tablets.

Flea collars are one such potential deterrent against these troublesome parasites. These are a special type of collar to protect your dog or cat from fleas. I’m going to detail how flea collars work and how effective they really are. You will also learn how to use flea collars to their best advantage to keep your companion flea-free.

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Can Humans Get Fleas From Dogs?

Can Humans Catch Fleas From Dogs?

Fleas are every dog owner’s nightmare. The bites from these blood-sucking pests can cause intense discomfort for your furry friend, leading to your poor pooch chewing and scratching like crazy trying to get rid of them.

Simply seeing your pet in flea-bitten distress is enough to make most owners feel a little itchy. But can humans get fleas from their dogs? Let’s find out.

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Best Flea Shampoo For Cats

Best Flea Shampoo For Cats

Fleas are painful, uninvited guests for your much-loved kitty. These irritating pests can cause your cat much discomfort and distress, as well as causing the risk of greater complications in young kittens.

No responsible cat owner would stand by and leave their cat to struggle and suffer from fleas. There are many flea shampoos out there to choose from which claim to bring relief to your cat, but which ones are the best?

Before you rush out to buy a flea shampoo, this article will tell you everything you need to know about which shampoos to avoid, which flea shampoos are best, and how to use them effectively.

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Apple Cider Vinegar For Fleas

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Kill Fleas?

Fleas are a real nuisance in any home. They bite both us and our pets, feeding upon our blood, causing severe itching and irritation. In some cases, our furry friends can chew and scratch themselves raw trying to rid themselves of these nasty parasites.

While there are a large number of flea treatments on the market, very often these contain harsh chemicals which can further upset your pets, especially if they have sensitive skin.

For those who wish to avoid pesticides, apple cider vinegar can be an effective household alternative in the battle against fleas. In this article, we take a look at the best ways to use apple cider vinegar to get rid of fleas.

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Where Do Fleas Come From?

Where Do Fleas Come From?

Fleas are unpleasant, blood-sucking parasites which can be a nightmare for you, your family and any pets which reside in your home. Once these pests have settled in, they can be notoriously difficult to eradicate. Fleas are able to multiply incredibly fast in the correct conditions, leading to a full-blown infestation in a little as a few weeks.

But where do fleas come from in the first instance? The answer to this question is crucial to preventing infestations from occurring in your home in the future.

In this article, we discuss where fleas come from and how they can find their way into your home.

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Fleas In Bed – Prevention & Treatment

How To Get Rid Of Fleas In Bed

Fleas on your pet are one thing, but fleas in your home are another. Just the thought of it can make you itch, and the possibility of having fleas in your bed may result in you never wanting to sleep again. It doesn’t mean you need to run for the hills, there are simple and effective ways to deal with fleas in the bed and in the home.

While most of us know that our beloved pets are the perfect targets for fleas, leaving our homes susceptible to infestations. Many people don’t even consider that they may also be in our beds. This article aims to give you some valuable information for spotting a flea problem in your bed, what to do if you find them, and how you can prevent it from happening at all.

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Flea Life Cycle

Life Cycle Of A Flea

In this article, we examine the flea life cycle – so you can identify the best way to eradicate them for good.

Fleas are resilient and irritating pests which can make our life, and that of our pets, itchy and miserable. These parasites can multiply incredibly fast in the right conditions, causing an infestation which may seem impossible to tackle.

The good news is that fleas can be beaten; you simply need to know and understand your enemy before going into battle.

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Flea Infestations – Everything You Need To Know

Flea Infestation Guide

Having to deal with a flea infestation in your home is one of the major downsides to having a dog or a cat as a pet. There are a number of ways that flea infestations can occur and develop. Unfortunately, it is possible to end up with one even if you don't own a pet!

As a responsible homeowner, it's important to know what signs to look out for to indicate that there is a flea infestation in your home or on your pet. As well as knowing the best methods for dealing with the issue and hopefully being able to prevent it from happening in your home in the future.

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Flea Eggs On Cats

How To Get Rid Of Flea Eggs On Cats

Finding flea eggs on cats is a sure sign that they may be suffering from a flea infestation. Adult fleas themselves are, unfortunately, just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to all stages of the flea life cycle.

There are things to look for when trying to spot flea eggs on your pet and ways in which you can establish that you have definitely found flea eggs as opposed to other substances. There are also areas on your cat’s body where the eggs may be more highly concentrated and therefore easier to notice in their fur.

Finally, we will tell you how you can get rid of any flea eggs that you may find on your cat and tips for preventing fleas from laying eggs on your pet and potentially causing a flea infestation in your home.

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Flea Dirt – Everything You Need To Know

What Is Flea Dirt On Dogs & Cats?

There is nothing remotely fun about having an infestation of fleas on your pet and in your home. They are extremely bothersome as they leave irritating bites on both you and your pet and they can also cause your living environment to become unclean due to the resulting flea dirt which can fall from your pet’s fur.

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