Every per owners one very common question to pet vet is, how to kill fleas on dogs? To kill fleas is not an easy task because fleas can re-infest very easily if not treated well.
Fleas are tiny small parasites which live on the dog. There are more than 1800 types of fleas exists and some of them can attack pets which can cause some dangerous diseases. These diseases may be fatal if not treated well. So treatment should be started as early as possible.
There are various options to kill fleas on dogs. You can use some useful home remedies such as using garlic, using salt or brewer’s yeast might help to kill fleas on dogs. You can find different synthetic branded products to kill fleas on dogs; these are also very handy and effective medications. You have to ask pet vet for choosing the right medication for your dog. The dose of medication changes according to weight and age of dog so for according to weight ranges products are available.
Some of the most popular products available in stores are
- Frontline Plus
- Generic Frontline Plus
- Frontline Spot on
- Frontline Spray
These all contain principle active constituent as Fipronil and S-Methoprene. Fipronil is insecticide and S-Methoprene is an insect growth regulator. These both kill fleas and ticks completely. Generic Frontline Plus is generic version of Frontline Plus. Frontline spray comes in spray form. Spot on comes in liquid form which is applied to specific parts of the dog. These all products are completely safe and no any side effects.
So now you have a choice to select perfect medicine. Before buying any flea medication please see for indication, precautions, side effects, contraindications and most important price for it and then go for it. Right decision will make you make you happy and the dog will be free from fleas and medications.