Features December 2017 Issue

Getting Rid of Fleas in the House

Frequent vacuuming is the most powerful, nontoxic tool you have at your disposal in the war on fleas. Pay special attention to the areas where your pets spend the most time. And if your dog often rides with you in the car, donít forget to vacuum the car, too!

Getting Rid of Fleas in the House

How to get fleas out of your house fast - and keep them out! These are some flea control cleaning practices that focus on your home and yard. Turns out the best way to clean out fleas is with a super heavy-duty vacuum.

The job of getting rid of fleas in your house or yard really consists of taking on both the adults and all the other flea life stages. One could think of the non-adult phases of the flea as another species of pest, given that each stage has differing life needs and vulnerabilities. Because flea eggs, larvae, and pupae all have the potential for turning into fleas, destroying the insects in the non-adult stages is critical to preventing the population from repeatedly bouncing back into your and your dogís lives.

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