What do you think if one day you realize that your beloved dog has fleas. You will immediately want to know whether the fleas are hiding in your carpet, under your bed even in and under furniture edges or not? And when the answer is yes you along with all member in your family try the best to find out the best way to treat the environment as well as treat your dog and we will provide you some tips to remove the fleas in you dog effectively.
You can use vacuum cleaner to treat your floor as well the environment because we know that the vacuum cleaner is a very important tool in gaining control over fleas. Normally you will need to vacuum up all stages of the flea’s development. Eggs, Larvae and Pupae. You can wash your curtains as well the carpet, clean all furniture but it is more important you need to treat your pet. We know that it is pointless to treat your house and not your pets, and it is also pointless to treat you pet and not your house as each one will re-infest the other if not treated simultaneously. We have to treat the house and the pet at the same time that will have the best result.
The first thing you need to do is check your dog carefully for fleas by combing through his hair with a flea comb. If you see any black spots, he has fleas. At this time you can use flea combs: Flea combs are often overlooked as a valuable tool for removing fleas. Your pet will love the extra, hands-on attention he gets as you comb through his coat. Be sure to choose a comb with narrowly spaced teeth. Comb your pet and then place any fleas you find into detergent water, which will kill them.
Secondly, bath your dog thoroughly using an all-natural flea shampoo to kill the adult fleas. Follow the shampoos instructions carefully to ensure safe use is really important. However you need to remember that there are a number of flea control products for use on pets, including once-a-month topical products, sprays, dips, shampoos, collars, and oral products. With any product applied directly to the pet, please remember that you may see some live fleas on your pet for a short time after spraying, shampooing, dipping, etc. In order for the fleas to die, they must come into contact with the insecticide, and absorb it.
Thirdly, rinse your dog thoroughly until the water runs clear. Any leftover soap will irritate his skin.
The next tip is spray your pet with a mixture of 1 cup of white vinegar and 1 gallon of water. Don’t rinse it off, just let him air dry. Fleas hate the smell of vinegar, so it will be easier to comb out and remove dead fleas. As an added bonus, it will give your dog’s coat a healthy sheen. Follow your veterinarian’s and the manufacturer’s directions on how often to spray, and spray in a well-ventilated area.
Another way is add 1 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar to your dog’s drinking water to help prevent and kill future fleas. You can mix some garlic in dog’s food because garlic can keep him free of fleas, as will the addition of Sulphur to their diet on a once a week basis.To sum up, you can use some medicines such as : Frontline, K9 Advantix, Capstar, Biospot, Sentinel or Vectra etc…to treat your dog when he has fleas. However you need to keep in mind that none of these solutions will work overnight and may take about four to six weeks before they are effective.