Dammit!!!! My dogs have fleas!!!!

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Posted 10/5/2012 by ashersmasher in NSBR Board


PeaNut 147,891
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Posted: 10/5/2012 8:32:32 AM
They have all been treated with Advantix.... I bought flea powder and collars, and they still have fleas!!! Uggghhhh.

I have alot of sand in the yard. I have also tried spraying that wth outdoor spray.

Completely skeeves me out. Any home rememdies to help??

Miss Ang
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PeaNut 26,443
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Posted: 10/5/2012 8:39:59 AM
Go to your vet and get a dose of Comfortis or Trifexis (it's the same as Comfortis but also has a heart worm medication in it). My dogs get a dose of this monthly and it is the only thing I give my dogs now. We had a flea problem at the beginning of summer a few years ago and as soon as we switched to this we haven't seen another one.


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PeaNut 96,097
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Posted: 10/5/2012 8:49:54 AM
I'd like to second the Trifexis recommendation. We had an awful problem with fleas because of a neighbor 2 doors down who thinks it's cute to feed all the feral cats in the neighborhood (you can count up to 9 cats/kittens in her yard at any given time). We switched to Trifexis in May of this year and I haven't seen a flea since - it's good stuff!

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