What is a Flea Dip?
Flea dips are a standard treatment for pet parasites. What is a flea dip, and when is it best for your pet’s health?
Flea treatment is just one option for treating flea infestations in your pet. Flea treatments can also be used to repel ticks and lice.
This article will help you decide if flea dips suit your pet.
What is a Flea Dip?
Flea dip is a topically applied flea treatment. It is very similar to flea shampoos and powders. Flea dip refers to both the treatment and how it is used. You can dip your dog in a flea treatment solution diluted with warm water to eliminate the pesky parasites if you find them in her fur. You can also use a sponge or a brush to apply the mixture to her back. Let the treatment air dry without washing it off. Concentrated insecticidal agents are included in this solution to nip flea problems in their buds.
When and how to use a Flea Dip
A flea collar and a spray are great options to repel or kill pests. However, a flea dip works well for those cases when they have infiltrated your pet. Flea dips are more effective than other treatments and provide full coverage.
Flea dips work well for cats and dogs 12 weeks old and older. Flea dips can irritate pets with sensitive skin due to their chemical potency. Adams(TM), Plus Pyrethrin dip contains aloe vera extract and lanolin and is suitable for pets with dry or itchy skin.
A flea dip is easy to use. Begin by shampooing your pet and drying them until they are dry or damp. Wearing protective gloves, add the appropriate amount of solution to the water. Allow your pet to soak in the solution for a few minutes, and then let it dry on their skin.
Keep the pests away
Flea dips can treat occasional infestations, but they are not recommended as the first line of defense. Adams Flea collars are great for year-round prevention. You can also use Adams Flea & Tick Home spray to treat your home and AdamsTM Yard & Garden spray to protect your yard. A flea dip is a great way to kill parasites and repel pests.