Fleas can be the most annoying part of owning a pet. It not only troubles the pet but all the people around it too.
When you are buying flea treatment there are certain factors that you must keep in mind. They are to use the least amount of chemicals. Chemicals to get rid off fleas abound the market. What you need to do is choose not more than one or two chemicals to keep your pet flea free. Remember that your pet is not made to come into contact with too many chemicals. The chemical that will harm the flea might be doing the same to your pet too. Do not go overboard with trying to get rid of fleas. Try different variants and use only one of these at a time as they are predominantly made of the same chemicals. There are flea collars, flea shampoo, sprays and control chemicals available that you could buy off the counter. Once you have tried them you will be able to decipher which ones your pet reacts best to.
Do not only bank on chemicals to get rid of fleas. Try out natural and non-chemical treatments too. Vacuum your carpets frequently, air them and let them feel the sun on their backs. Your pets might hate baths and so do fleas. Give them a bath with a shampoo especially made to get them rid of fleas. Wash the bedding and sheets used by your pets frequently. Overall general hygiene will go a long way in keeping your pet flea free and keep the number of fleas in control. The overall effectiveness of your efforts will not harm the pet and keep the fleas away sometimes forever. Try different methods as fleas can be quite persistent but with different ways they will be taken by surprise.