It is an undeniable fact that your dogs are prone to getting fleas at one time as he often goes out of the house to play or go to the bathroom. These fleas can reside out in the yard and would love to jump on your dogs and live on them once they get a chance.
Fleas multiply really fast and when your dog gets fleas, there is a big possibility of your house getting infested with fleas, too. It will only take a matter of days for these fleas to multiply. And once this happens, it will be very difficult to eliminate them. Keep your dog flea free to prevent them from multiplying and invading your homes.
A lot of problems arise once your house is infested with fleas. Definitely, you wouldn't want to live in a house full of fleas. Your doesn't want fleas to reside on him either. These creatures love to bite and their bite hurts. But then flea bites can become irritated and might get infected posing danger to you and your family, and of course your dog's health. You and your dog's sleep is disturbed when fleas start to bite. They can also affect your temperament and even your dog's, too. You have to do some measures to get rid of these fleas before anything worse happens to you and your family, and your dog.
When your dog scratches more than usual, then you know he has a flea problem. Whining could start for no reason at all. You may be able to see dark specks which are the fleas' waste on your dog's skin. But if you can easily see fleas on your dog then you know you're too late as there has already been an outbreak of fleas. There are a lot of ways to get rid of them so don't make yourself worry too much.
You have to make sure that you get rid of the fleas completely. Your dog and your home should be treated to ensure that all fleas and flea eggs are gone. Not a single flea should be left in the house as this could bring about re-infestation. Make sure that you treat outside your house as fleas live there, too.
A lot of different products that can help eradicate fleas are available in the market now. You can choose from chemical and natural solutions. You can use whichever you prefer. Also, it would be a great help if you consult your vet or do your own research.
It is still important for you to treat your dogs with topic or oral medication to prevent your dog from getting fleas again. Keep you and your dog protected from these irritating creatures.