Please note that all information found on the Did You Know pages are from my own research and experiences, if you are concerned regarding your pets health or wellbeing, Please seek professional help from your Veterinarian, Behaviourist or Trainer

Flea and Worm Treatments

Did you know you should never use a dog flea treatment on a cat?

This might seem obvious but you would be surprised. Dog flea treatments generally use a active chemical called permetherin which is toxic to cats, this can also be found in a lot of the household flea spray, and also over household pesticides

Also when spraying your home the best way to do this is to turn your heating on to warm up your house and also hoover your whole house and soft furnishings, then follow the instructions on the canister. Make sure you spray in the dark warm areas for example the edges where the carpet meet the skirting board. A lot of the Products for the home will advise you not to hoover again for around 2 weeks this is to give the chemicals chance to work, whilst the fleas are coming out of the pupae stage of their life circle.

Its always best to de-flea your pet and home at the same time also worm them if they are due, This is because fleas can carry tapeworm. You can not use a flea spot on at the same time as a collar, spray,  or powder. Also always check how long the treatment is suppose to last, most last around 4 weeks, don’t treat again within this time. If you are having a problem with fleas or worms, seek veterinary help and advice .

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