Fleas in dogs are planted for several reasons. The most common is close contact with street dogs.
However, fleas can get on the dog during a walk or they can be brought into the house by the owner on his shoes.
You can get rid of biting insects in a variety of ways.
How to determine if a dog has fleas
Before starting treatment, you should make sureThat fleas really are present on the dog. Insects are absorbed into the skin of the animal, so the first signals for fear should be combs and ulcers. The domestic dog becomes irritable, constantly trying to catch something in its fur with its teeth and it itches. It's enough to check the undercoat, spreading it with your fingers in several places to see black or brown small insects running rapidly between the hairs.
Fleas can not only bring discomfort to the pet, but also cause serious infectious diseases. Before using any remedy for fleas, it is better to consult a specialist.
Collar and flea shampoo
Flea collar is an effective toolProtection from parasites, but as a medicine it can not be used. Such preventive measures are used for puppies, healthy or healed animals. The main advantage of the flea collar is its fairly long period of validity - from 3 months to a year.
A similar situation with shampoos. The product helps to soak the dog's coat during washing with special ingredients that prevent the appearance of fleas. However, shampoo treatment may not help, or it may take several repetitions. Try to remove fleas can be a complex enhanced protection. For example, if you simultaneously process the dog's hair with shampoo, spray with fleas and at the same time put on it a special collar.
Drops and sprays from fleas
The most effective means of treating fleasDogs are drops and sprays. The substance is dripped or sprayed in the area of the withers of the animal, and then carefully rubbed. The drugs begin to act almost instantly.
The main advantages of drops and sprays from fleasOne can call harmlessness to an animal, a rapid effect on parasites, ease of use, the absence of allergic reactions and the provision of a maximum period of protection.
Most experts recommend using drops and flea sprays in a complex manner. Thus, fleas disappear quickly and efficiently.
After processing the dog's hair with drops, sprays and solutions, most of the fleas die already in the first day, and more resistant parasites - within 2-3 days.
Special solutions from fleas
For maximum treatment of the dog's fur from fleasVery often special solutions are used, produced in small tubes or ampoules. The essence of this treatment is that when a substance is dissolved in a certain amount of water and processed by the composition of the dog's body, the agent not only kills the fleas present, but also prevents their further appearance.
Solutions should be applied with great care. The hands and body of a person during the procedure must be protected. Before the wool dries completely with the dog, it is better not to contact and remove her toys far away.