Generally fleas will bite people on the ankles or if your children are playing on the floor they may have tiny, pink, itchy bumps that go away fairly soon. These are flea bites. Fleas love to hide in the corners of rooms, so when you vacuum (should do this every single day) use the proper wand and go to every single corner of the room, under the cushions of your sofas too. I will generally put a flea collar in the vacuum bag. I only do this if the fleas are out of control. If all else fails then you'll have to get an environmentally safe exterminator in (I had to do that 8 years ago.) This year the fleas in British Columbia seem to be at an all time low since we've had rather cool and wet summer. You can also get 'Program' from your vet to put on your dog and cat. It's a small capsule and goes by the weight of your pet. Just snip of the end of the capsule (has a small point on it) and with your thumb (between the pets shoulder blades) put the contents onto the skin. You don't need to rub it in. It works very well and there seems to be no ill side effects to your dog or cat. Dogs that scratch all the time don't necessarily have fleas. Sometimes the warm weather, or even winter months of being in a heated house can cause their skin to itch. When you bath them use Oatmeal Shampoo and then rinse off. Sometime I found out from my vet recently, is that there is no such thing as a 'season' for fleas and they have become 'super fleas' and can go on through the whole year. I was stunned to learn this and thought only the warm summer days of summer created the problem.
Yes, if you or your pets have had fleas, the fleas will infest your house unless you exterminate them with insecticide.
Yes if you have fleas in your house.....do you have itchy ankles?
If it scratches, then it has fleas.
Yesthe fleas can get inside your house and onto your cat
No. Fleas come in with the dog and spread through out the house. You need to treat both when you treat for fleas.
Yes, there are fleas in Alaska. The fleas can be on house pets such as dogs and cats. Fleas can also be on wild animals such as bears.
If you are the owner of a dog or cat, you probably have had a problem with fleas in your house. The most important thing that you can do to get rid of fleas is clean your house from top to bottom. You should also make sure that you clean your pets before you allow them back in the house. Fleas have a tendency to dwell in unclean places. That is why cleaning your home is the best thing that you can do to keep the fleas out.
Yes but they also travel by pets. The pet can then jump onto a human and after that, whatever the human who has the fleas touches, the fleas will be on too. Fleas mate very quickly so you need to isolate anything or anyone who has the fleas and then get rid of them.
You will likely have to spray your house or fumigate in order to kill all of the fleas. Be sure to wash any cloth or bedding at the same time. Also make sure you have removed all of the fleas from the dog so it does not bring more fleas back into your house.
It is definitely possible to spread fleas around. Fleas go everywhere, so if you go somewhere with fleas, chances are that they are on you, and will soon be in your house, on your pets, or wherever you go. Until you take the right procedures to get rid of them. Fleas spread, and multiply like crazy.
if you're itchy when yoju wake up, you got fleas.
no beaver fleas are not in mountain dew if they where i would tell you! :)
yes if they have a dog or a cat or any other animal with fur that has fleas
No fleas jump all around so they would be on the bedding & floors.
... Through the door...?
One can get rid of fleas in the house by using many different simple methods. Some of the methods that one can use to get rid of the fleas in one's house are: using heat, keeping pets clean, and keeping the outdoors clean.
To kill fleas, it is good to fumigate the house or room in which they have spread. Fleas need to be sprayed with a strong chemical in order to control their spread.
If you mix equal parts of baking soda & salt and sprinkle it in your house, wait, then vacuum, then fleas will not live anymore. :) Answer Fleas have 4-stage life cycle. Control of fleas on your pet and in your home must address all stages of this life cycle. If you miss one, you have more fleas!
they can't because the fleas would go under the door anyway
Yes, fleas can infest mice as well as pets (dogs, cats, etc.).
If u brought another animal into the house that had fleas and it got them that way.
You will being to itch.
If they are doing a lot of scratching.
Yes, fleas is the plural form of the noun flea, referring to the parasitic insect. The collective noun for a group of fleas is a swarm.Examples:I was bitten by a flea.That dog is covered in fleas!Her house was infested with a swarm of fleas.