What can i put on my floors to kill fleas without harming my animal? He has got them from outside because i let him(my rabbit) out alot. If it ain’t one thing it is another with this pet!

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  1. FitLine Activize OxyPlus

    DONT FLEA DIP YOUR PETS.
    this is a very ineffective way to treat fleas. It kills the fleas on them, but doesn’t cause any prevention. You will simply be re-infested again.
    DON’T USE HARTZ PRODUCTS FOR FLEA CONTROL
    I have seen MANY animals die from this. They use a very small concentrated amount of flea dip that causes seizures in animals. Particularly cats.
    Go to your vet and find a carpet bomb. follow the directions carefully some are pet friendly while others are not.
    For immediate relief of the fleas on cats and dogs use Capstar. A very harmless, cheap, effective pill that works within 25 minutes.
    For long-time treatment use either Advantage or Frontline. The only difference is that Frontline also treats Ticks. Only trust these products from your vet office. They do know what they are talking about.

  2. Pixie Girl

    there are area and pet sprays in one a company named adams makes a spray that can be used on animals cats dogs 16 weeks or older

  3. crystal

    get all your pets flea dipped … then take them out of the house for 3 hrs and flea bomb your home

  4. timul

    Go buy some Advantage. Works great! I am not sure if you need to get it from a vet, but you really should get it. Wipes them OUT!

  5. The First Dragon

    I use BORIC ACID powder. I sprinkle it on the floor and sweep it into cracks, carpets, rugs. I also sprinkle it on beds and upholstry. It is not-toxic but it kills bugs by compromising the exoskeleton. At the 99 Cent Store, where it is sold as a roach powder. You have to read the ingredients to see that it is boric acid. I have also bought a boric acid powder at a hardware store, similarly labeled as an insecticide, you have to read the ingredients. I have heard that you can also buy DIATOMACEOUS EARTH to use the same way, and also non-toxic.

  6. mokashou

    you could use dawn soap. i heard that works. or you could look on line for some flea and tick stuff for rabbits some times you could use things that are safe for ferrets on rabbits.

  7. mallimal

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    Fleas can transmit disease and cause tapeworm, so getting rid of fleas on your pet is a must for a healthy animal and a healthy home.
    Steps:
    1. The best way to get rid of fleas is by prevention; fleas thrive in heat and humidity (and are most active in summer and fall), so assess your pet and his environment frequently.
    2. Help prevent fleas indoors by vacuuming your home thoroughly and frequently, paying close attention to corners, cracks, crevices and basements. Dispose of vacuum cleaner bags conscientiously, as adult fleas can escape. Also, choose your pet’s friends wisely; avoid animals you suspect may carry fleas. Dog parks are fun, but a move-able feast for fleas!
    3. Remove any fleas from your pet using a fine-toothed pet comb designed for flea removal, and drop the fleas into soapy water to drown them.
    4. Wash pet bedding in hot, soapy water weekly; this is the most likely site for flea eggs and larvae.
    5. Prune foliage and keep grass trimmed short to increase sunlight, as flea larvae cannot survive in hot, dry areas. Remove any piles of yard debris close to your home.
    6. Bathe pets weekly, if possible, to get rid of fleas. If bathing is not an option, speak to your veterinarian about appropriate alternatives.
    7. Watch your pet for signs of flea trouble: excessive scratching and biting, especially around the tail and lower back, and possibly raw patches where the animal has been biting and scratching himself. Also watch for ‘flea debris’ (black, granular dried blood) and fleas themselves on your pet’s skin.
    8. Talk to your veterinarian about various treatments for your flea-plagued pet: a flea adulticide applied monthly to the skin; a monthly pill that prevents fleas from reproducing but doesn’t kill adult fleas; and multipurpose products that prevent flea reproduction and control heartworms, hookworms, whipworms and roundworms. Also consider flea collars and flea powders.
    9. Look into chemical flea-treatment products to apply by hand around the environment in spray or powder form. Ask your veterinarian for a recommendation on the best product and how to use it.
    Tips:
    Veterinarians are skeptical of homemade flea remedies such as garlic, vinegar, vitamin C and kelp.
    Call on a professional exterminator to get rid of severe indoor and outdoor flea infestations.
    Warnings:
    Be very careful with all insecticides to be used on pets or around your home. Read directions carefully.
    Never apply a flea product to a cat or kitten unless it is labeled as safe for cats. Cats are very sensitive to insecticides.
    Overall Tips:
    Be diligent in your exterminating efforts. A flea pupa, while in the cocoon, is impervious to treatment and can live for eight months without feeding, and an adult female can lay one egg per hour for every hour of her life (usually three months).
    Overall Warnings:
    Ingesting fleas could give your pet tapeworm

  8. Redwood Mermaid

    Plenty of natural oils that repel fleas (ticks and mosquitos too) can be found online or at a health food store. Eucaliptus, peppermint, citronella and others can be found by checking out holistic or alternative medicine remedies online. Your pet will live longer and stronger if you can avoid chemical pesticides. Our pets and ourselves already consume enough pesticides in our food!

  9. Cascade Ranger

    * Another way to keep fleas off pets is to add garlic and brewer’s yeast to pets’ meals, which makes pets taste bad to bugs. Many such products are sold in pet supply stores. But pets may need to take these remedies for several weeks before they work.
    * Don’t overlook the basics. Keep your pet clean. Use a fine-toothed flea comb on your pet to remove existing fleas. And don’t forget to dust and vacuum regularly. Fleas simply hate clean homes.

  10. los ollie

    i have also been told that dawn works on fleas, but in all honesty, i’d call your vet or a vet because alot of over the counter meds have some real serious cemicals in them, and seeing that a rabbit is such a tiny animal, the affect would be more powerful. good luck!

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