Parasitic infestations and infections can be a real source of serious health risks to your canines and especially when you have the little or the weak ones in your flock. This is basically the reason behind the adoption of an effective tick and flea control program for the furry friends you keep at home. This is not such a difficult task and neither will it be quite time consuming and will actually pay off at the end of the day.
For you to have a sure effective pet flea treatment for the flea and tick problem, you will need to have settled on the right pet flea treatment medication as the first step towards the program. There are those insecticides which will kill both pests, flea and ticks alike. The on-spot medications are actually some of the fastest as they interfere with the parasite’s nerve receptors. Bites from the ticks and fleas are as such really avoided by using the on-spot medications. Nonetheless, for a medication which will be quite effective to its fullness in the control of the ticks and fleas disturbing your dogs, it will be advisable for you to think of a medication which kills both eggs and larvae and as well kill and rid the pests at the same time.
The ideal time for the start of the application of the on-spot treatments is in the month of March as winter sets in and should be done on a monthly basis. There is always the idea of ending the program when the first hard frost falls but this is not so recommended considering the fact that there are those ticks and fleas which will live past the cold periods. If you live in an area which is seasoned with warm climate, there is a need for you to have the tick and flea control program going for the entire stretch of the whole year.
You need to have your pets taken care of for the ticks and fleas but it will be important for you to ensure that the environment is as well kept safe. Take a step to limit the dog’s play in the grassy areas out of the house. Take as well another step to have the lawns and yards and such green areas in the home as well treated so as to ensure that the walk of the canine in those areas does not leave them prone to further infestation of the pests in them.
The home should as well be kept meticulously cleaned as another step to check on the infestation. It will as well be necessary for you to have the home accessories such as carpets and rugs cleaned regularly so as to have a vacuum clean the home and such accessories oftentimes.