How To Get Rid Of Dog Fleas

So you need to know how to get rid of dog fleas? What can you do when it seems that whatever you do, your dog fleas just keep coming back? Sadly, this can be a problem for all of us. We just manage to get rid of the fleas on our dog and they seem to miraculously reappear.
Dogs and cats are sometimes the unfortunate repeat hosts of fleas, and dog fleas/cat fleas eventually end up on people and carpets and sofas and chairs and beds and…., well you get my point. If your dog or cat has fleas, don’t wait until the flea problem is out of control before taking steps to get rid of fleas on your dog or cat. Dog fleas can reproduce at alarming rates, and a slight dog flea problem can soon turn into a hair pulling/bloodsucking dilemma. Just twenty fleas can multiply into 500,000 fleas in one months time!
The most common way to get rid of fleas in the home is with prescription flea remedies available through veterinarians. Although prescription dog flea remedies can be rather expensive, they really seem to work. However, if you don’t take care of your house, then the dog fleas will return and you will end up blowing your child’s college fund on flea medication!
Try the following home remedies, and you might be able to get rid of fleas on your dog or cat as well as the dog fleas hiding in your home without resorting to repeat buying of prescription medications and products containing chemicals aimed at eradicating dog fleas.
Start your attack with a good old fashioned hot water cleaning! Begin your battle against a dog flea invasion by thoroughly vacuuming and steam cleaning carpets throughout your home. Use the hottest water deemed safe for your carpets to kill flea eggs and larvae. Also, don’t forget to vacuum and clean all furniture, people bedding and pet bedding. Also, be sure to empty the contents of the vacuum bag or the contents of the vacuum canister into a sealed plastic bag immediately after cleaning. Failure to properly dispose of the contents of your vacuum might allow the dog fleas to hatch and make their way out of the vacuum and back into your home!
Getting the upper hand on cat or dog fleas takes a great deal of effort and patience and determination. If you don’t wage all out war against the dog fleas then you may be continually doomed to fighting repeated losing battles. Good luck, and remember, a happy home is a key ingredient to lasting pet health, not to mention your mental health, and hopefully you will have learned once and for all how to get rid of dog fleas!

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