With a large population of dogs and cats roaming the world it is justified that steps will be taken to care for these animals. There are a number of these animals that find their way into our homes and stay along with us and will take heed to our every beck and call.
As these creatures are basically covered in fur it is not surprising to find flea and tick infested bodies’ roaming the household. Once this trouble is spotted you need to take specific steps and precautions to deter the spread of infection.
To combat this problem there are a number of products that are on sale in the market that help to control this problem. These products come in various formulations ranging from shampoos, sprays, topical applications, tablets and drops.
For those who feel it cumbersome to use the shampoos and tablets to combat this problem you need not panic as you can use specially formulated flea treatment drops that are capable of tackling this problem in an effective way. There are brands like Bio Spot Gentle Touch and Adams that specialize in the manufacturing of these products. These products contain adulticides. Adultcides are those ingredients regulate the life cycle if these pests by destroying the adult fleas and ticks that reside in the fur of your pet. They also contain an ingredient known as IGR (insect growth regulator) that makes it a point to deter the life cycle of these insects thus causing a lapse in their life cycle that decreases the growth of these insects. These products are widely available in all leading market stores. You can even order these products through the internet. You need to use these drops are per the recommendations of the manufacturer that are printed on the product. There are specific doses that need to be administered according the size and weight of your dog.
You can consult your vet before you make your purchase to find out the best flea drop product in the market. These drops need to be applied where the problem is at its worst and in places that are suspected. The treatment in not fast paced and you need to apply at least three to four applications to get the work done. Take care to note that once your pet is treated he does not come in contact with you children until and unless the problem is totally got rid off and the formula washed off in a hygienic and systematic manner.
While you apply drops see that the bedding and surroundings are also disinfected. You can do this by dusting flea powder on you carpets and pet bedding and waiting for some time before finally vacuuming up the dead insects. Also be sure to dispose animal waste in a proper hygienic matter to prevent the recurrence of this problem. You also need to see that you don not mix products while treating your pet as this might cause adverse health problems. Thus by following the specified instructions you can make your pet feel better within three to four days of application of this treatment.