With flea season in the making, do you only use products applied to your pet or treat your yard and home? If so what type of products do you use that you find effective? For flea control on your pet do you dip, use a collar, spot protection, spray or powder and have you tried others that are less or more effective?
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Smart and Fun Just got done reading your hub and the information was phenomenal I had no idea that Program was an oral treatment or how it worked. Your listing the pros and cons, other options, affordability and no water worries was awesome. Thanks
Hi Peeples Just got done reading your hub http://peeples.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-rid-of-flea... and am definitely going to check out some of your natural flea and pest control. Thanks for the info and answering my question.
I am with you. I do not like poison. We are going to have to have our home treated for termites, and I'm really sick about it. We live in Texas. Bugs are a huge problem, it's so hot & dry here. So far we've avoided poison but not now with termite
Ack, SmartAndFun, so sorry about that! Yes you do sometimes have to do it. Termites are a definite have to! But I think there is something they can use that just keeps them from reproducing so you shouldn't have to do it twice. Good luck! :)
I wish my dogs didn't have flea issues and the horses weren't bothered by horse flies that draw blood along with the regular flies but here in Florida where I back up to the swamp it is most definitely an issue. You are so lucky Take care & th
Thanks Julie, great ideas that seem like they would be pretty inexpensive and easy to keep up with. How often do you spray and bathe them?
No problem, Charlu! Glad I can help. We bathe when they're dirty - could be one a month, could be once a week. If the fleas are really kicking up in the yard I spray every day before the pups go out. Vinegar has helped keep their skin clear, too.