flea infestation

flea infestation

The harboring of fleas, esp. in a home with dogs or cats. It is possible to kill the flea population by treating the house for 24 hr by using naphthalene, permethrins, and other substances.

CAUTION!

Any plants, pets, or humans could suffer adverse effects if they remain in the house during the treatment period. The house should be thoroughly ventilated afterwards to remove the fumes.
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Last month, in "Oral Flea-Control Meds," we described the five oral medications that veterinarians may prescribe to stop or prevent a dog's flea infestation.
Mr Binns said: "Fleas found on pets are usually only a small part of a bigger issue, as the vast majority of any flea infestation is probably living in the house.
BRIAN replies: Ninety-nine per cent of the flea infestation is in the pet's surroundings, not on the animal.
The most common cause of contagious hair loss in this way is likely to be flea infestation so I would certainly ensure that all pets are up to date with effective routine flea prevention treatments.
A very heavy flea infestation can cause problems, such as anaemia due to their feeding on a cat's blood, and in general will make Squirrel feel uncomfortable.
A pest control company has the knowledge needed to locate the source of a flea infestation.
The cats are all unsocialised and suffering from serious health conditions, including flea infestation, worms, cat flu and eye problems.
To keep your cat free of flea infestation and protect against tapeworms, use once-a-month topical insecticides, which are applied to a small area on your pet's back.
They take the absolute highest possible egg production of a flea and throw that number around to scare people into thinking they are going to have a major flea infestation so they buy more poisons.
It can take time for a flea infestation to be gone, and that has nothing to do with resistance.
When flea infestation is extensive, stronger measures are sometimes called for, along with appropriate treatment of your dog.
As far as could be ascertained, flea infestation has been documented for the first time in Pakistan in cattle population.