Flea Control – Indoors

Q: What can I use in the house for flea control with a sixteen month old baby present? The dog is treated and the yard is going to be but I want to get ahead of them indoors before there is a problem.

A: I’d rather you not use any insecticide indoors. The best course is a daily vacuuming, which will remove any eggs and larvae that drop from your dog. Outdoors, retreat every month the areas where your dog loafs: around the food bowl, along the fence, under the steps, etc.

Flea traps that use a small light and sticky glue will catch adult fleas indoors. Watch out, though. It will be a real mess if the baby crawls to it and touches the adhesive surface!

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