Only 5% of the flea population actually lives on your pet, so if you are seeing 5 fleas, it means that there is another 95 fleas living in the environment. You Then, there are all the scary human exposure studies that have been coming out over the last few years. Since last summer, I've tried Advantage II, Advantix, Frontline, Hartz, Bayer, every topical treatment available. Yes, it's a war. have a peek here
I have mixed my own, with Vinegar and Dawn Dish Soup, one cup Each mixed in a bottle and then I bathed him with it. Nan GeorgeOctober 29, 2016 at 7:12 pm · Reply Vectra worked great for 3 weeks instead of 4. Where are All the Fleas Coming From? Like other posters have said, fleas do build up a tolerance and rotating your treatment is always a good thing.
Not enough medication will not kill the fleas and you wasted your money and too much medication could prove toxic to you pet. Most flea products will kill adult fleas and stop them laying more viable eggs. Never a flea problem until this summer.
The price of those flea medicines was just getting to be too much to cope with all year round, especially when I see them as flea preventatives and we STILL had Bottom line…ADVANTAGE did not work for me, even after calling hot-line and following their instructions which included re-dose after 2 weeks. Now it seems it quits being effective a week or two before the next dose. Advantage 2 Not Working Place these around the walls/corners and pet hangout areas.
but I understand completely the use of insecticides as it is pretty yucky to have fleas and to be bitten to pieces! My Cat Still Has Fleas After Treatment Fleas are becoming immune to it. Is this what I think it is? read the full info here Provide your cat with the best flea and tick protection, right from the start.
We are at our wits end. Flea Medicine Not Working they burrow and even eat flea eggs! share this page: Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest If we step back and think about them, fleas are fascinating parasites. If you don't want to use chemical premise treatments, you could use salt and baking soda, which seemed to work for us.
Thank you. http://www.1800petmeds.com/education/flea-medicine-not-working-7.htm In addition to all the skin problems that fleas can cause, fleas can use our cats as transportation around our home and lay their eggs in our carpets, couches and other Can I Reapply Flea Treatment Early my son is full of bites i feel so sorry for him how can i get rid of them!! Cat Still Has Fleas After Frontline The vet agreed with me and had me come back today to pick up ear mite medicine.
If you have any other specific questions on how to treat your pet for fleas, please post a question in the Love That Pet forum. Desperate times/desperate measures. Then I'd recommend Advantage. colour, size etc. How Long Does It Take For Fleas To Die After Treatment
When asked point blank if they had investigated the issue of resistance, they said they had 'done testing and there is no conclusive evidence of resistance to the product.' I asked By three months, it's working. I have been treating with capstar daily and vacuuming every other day. Joined 12/2012 Location: connecticut Select All Posts By This User there have been some reports that certain fleas have become resistant to fipronil, the active ingredient in frontline.
Reply post #14 of 168 8/8/13 at 12:46pm Carmie Trader Feedback: 0 offline 15 Posts. What To Do If Flea Medicine Doesn't Work What to Do When The Medicine Isn’t Working By Matt Popkin. This should get rid of any sleeping in the bedding.
Michael DymJune 21, 2016 at 9:57 pm · Reply Thank you for contribution DarioAugust 20, 2016 at 6:43 am · Reply How is a comment incorrect, tell me? As for the house, basically anything material sofa, carpet, rug, curtains will need treatment. It would be nice to think we could just put a monthly flea product on our pet then forget about it, but environmental treatment is also important. How To Get Rid Of Fleas On Cats Fast The fleas got worse.
Clueless · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 1 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Add your answer Flea treatments not working, what can I Well I noticed a few & got some cat flea spray to try to get rid of them on sandy & the kittens. We tried several "natural" remedies, flea baths, essential oils, DE in there bedding and the yard where they lie, lemon oil sprays, etc. Full Review K&H Thermo Heated Kitty Sill Reviewed by Sargon I put this on my big picture window for my cat and she ignored it for days ( unlike a
But, I THOUGHT we had gotten it under control (downstairs, anyway) . . 48 hours later, one of the dogs has gotten about 10 on his rump area and they have now there is not a single flea on any of the cats or kittens. Also on the first day of hoy weather next year treat your house again as like i said they can lie dormant and the hot weather wakes them up. I didn't know that they were lying in wait upstairs (carpeted area where the dogs are not allowed unless we are with them).
This has always worked in the past and I've never had any problem like this with fleas before. This combined with the frontline, and a vacuum cleaner made life much better for my 4 cats and me. Ill see if i can find it in a minute. Here’s your chance! 7th Nov · 1 [New Product] The Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Pet Food 3rd Nov · 0 Recent CommentsHeather Hollands on [Giveaway] Crumps' Naturals Beef Liver BitesRobert Strauss on
It works wonderfully, but wears off before the 30 day mark. It has made some difference though and I can't complain as it was much worse before. Reply With Quote 09-11-16,12:33 #60 John W(240) View Profile View Forum Posts Hi, I'm New Join Date Nov 2016 Posts 2 Prevent fleas Someone use Repellent Pump Spray, i read about Keep your fingers away from the applicator tip so that the pet, and not you, receives the dose.
I didnt know it had been causing problems Reply With Quote 29-07-12,14:04 #19 Bekki H(4) View Profile View Forum Posts Member Join Date May 2012 Posts 2,303 I cannot believe the They started 3 weeks after re-homing her kittens. Joined 2/2014 Select All Posts By This User Have you tried the Soresto collar? It works on fleas, ticks larvae etc, and it works for 8 months! It's a fairly new product. The D earth can be rubbed into the cats and dogs which will kill the fleas by a mechanical action, dehydrating the blighters after a few days!!
The fleas can crawl out of the vacuum bag/garbage. LoveMePink · 8 years ago 0 Thumbs up 1 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Do you let your cat out side? I would not reapply until the earliest 2 to 4 weeks from now JENNIFERAugust 20, 2016 at 12:49 am · Reply Thank you so much, Michael. The powder is ok, but not the spray or bombs.
Dr. Am absolutely gutted so sprayed with Indorex immediately and hoovered up to try and keep them at bay prior to calling out a pest control person tomorrow if necessary. We finally shelled out the $100 for a six-months supply of Comfortis pills (crushed easily and put in his food), and it worked beautifully - for a few months. Michael DymAugust 30, 2016 at 2:10 pm · Reply Thank you for your contribution on this topic MarthaSeptember 9, 2016 at 3:19 pm · Reply Good old Dawn dish detergent and