Recommendations for Flea Control

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       In recent years there has been a revolution in the world of flea control. Smelly sprays, choking powders, collars that slipped off, ineffective shampoos and dips that smelled like they were taken from a toxic waste dump are all things of the past. The modern way to treat and prevent flea infestations are medicines that are given or applied to your dogs and cats once a month. Below we'll review the best of these and tell you which we think you ought to use.

What About Flea Collars?

 The only thing good we can say about flea collars is...they're cheap. The problem is that "You get what you pay for!".

 Here's the lowdown: Flea collars do kill fleas. However they do it slowly. It takes about 4 days for a flea collar to kill a flea. In that amount of time, the flea has laid about 400 eggs. Then mom and dad flea die. Now 2 weeks later 400 newly hatched fleas jump onto Fido or Mittens. The flea collar again kills the newly acquired another 4 days. During those 4 days the new fleas have laid another 80,000 eggs (400 fleas=200 females x 100 eggs a day x 4 days). Soon you have an infestation.

My advice....stay away from flea collars

What About the House?

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