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Q: rescued pups have fleas

July 24, 2008 | By Billie Z. | 5 answers | Expired: 2080 days ago

Billie Z.

I just rescued 2 pups and they have fleas - does anyone know of anything that I can use? A groomer said to try blue dawn dish soap, (not good enough) and/or baby poweder (worked better) but still have them...any suggestions?

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Heather R.
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Jul 24, 2008

The blue dawn will work when you put it on them let it sit for 5-10 minutes or as long as you can keep them from licking it. It may take two or three washings to get rid of them.

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Jessica H.
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Jul 24, 2008

i read that apple cider vinegar is suppose to help. you dip them in apple cider vinegar than rinse them off. Also spraying them with diluted apple cider vinegar is suppose to help too. this is one of the websites that talks about it. www.earthclinic.com/Pets/acvfordogs.html

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Anonymous
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Anonymous

Jul 24, 2008

I had kittens with fleas once and my mom and I gave them a bath and picked the fleas off with tweezers. We also had a guy from Orkin (a company that gets rid of bugs) come in. He put a little box in thier pin and it stops the fleas from breeding. It saved their lives. If you don't get rid of the fleas they can easily die from it. The kittens had bad seisures from them.

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