Flea Control

Flea Control

Flea Control

Fleas will bite pets and humans. They feed by sucking blood, the faces are seen as black 'dirt' in your pet's coat. Adult fleas stay on your pet, and start laying eggs within 24 HOURS after feeding.

Your pet then acts like a pepper pot dropping eggs on the carpets and furniture. The eggs develop into larvae then pupae, which hatch into adult fleas and these quickly jump on to your pet. The whole cycle can take just 21 days. In ideal conditions ten female fleas can produce 1/4 million offspring in one month! At any one time, less than 5% of a flea population is in the adult biting stage on the animal. 95% are immature fleas in the environment.

Step 1: Elimination of adult fleas

The key is to kill the adult fleas within 24 HOURS to stop the egg laying.

Step 2: Breaking the lifecycle

Breaking the lifecycle by controlling environmental infestation with eggs Birth control for fleas. If they cannot reproduce they will be extinct in 1 generation (6-8 weeks).

Step 3: Treatment

Treatment of the environment with a spray

All rooms in the house (including the landing, hall and stairs, garden sheds, kennels, garage and the car.

  • Vacuum all carpets and furniture including underneath rugs, particularly in the cushion wells, then empty the dust bag.
  • Mop floors paying particular attention to cracks and crevices.
  • All animal and human bedding frequented by pets must be washed and dried on maximum heat setting to ensure flea death.
  • Spray everywhere with a spray which lasts up to 12 months.
  • Hoover on a daily basis for about 3 weeks. The vibrations will stimulate pupae (which have already formed) to hatch and be killed.

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