Sand fleas general information

What are sand fleas?

There are many species of animals that have been misinterpreted as being sand fleas. Most of the time they are described as tiny animals which bite, leaving itchy sores along the skin. This is an incorrect assumption, as many animals which can bite and leave sores on the skin. On many occasions, bites that originate for dog or cat fleas are often wrongly assumed to be sand flea. So, it is very important to ensure that the correct identification is made, in order to adequately treat the condition. Sand fleas are crustaceans animals that are normally found in and around postal and sandy areas.

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Common misconceptions about sand fleas

Since sand fleas will only inhabits and congregate around Sandy and coastal areas, they will not come into the home typically, or invest pets. So, if you are suffering from and have symptoms and the diagnosis has not coincided with visiting coastal areas, then it is far more likely that dog or cat fleas may be the cause of the condition.

Treatment for sand flea bites

There are many treatments available for sand flea bites, available generally at a low cost. If you start to experience symptoms after having visited the stand your coastal area very recently, then you should definitely seek out one of the commercially available remedies. You should never be too alarmed should you fall prey to sand flea bites. They may be very uncomfortable itching for a period of time, however, it is definitely not a condition that could be considered to be life threatening in any way.

Flea Bombs

What are flea bombs?

Flea bombs are a product that you can purchase which will spray chemicals into the air of your home. These chemicals are extremely toxic to fleas and other bugs and use as a mechanism by which to eradicate fleas and insects within the home. They can be a very effective method for getting rid of dog fleas or cat fleas within the home environment. Flea bombs normally come with full instructions, which detail exactly what chemicals are in the product. It is essential to check this, to make sure that none of the chemicals are going to be harmful to animals, children, or adults in general. If you’re going to use free bombs it is advisable to use products that are clearly labelled, even if this means that you will have to pay more for the product.

General safety tips

An important thing to note is that flea bomb doses can vary kinds of pets. The dosage that may be suitable for a cat may not be suitable for a dog and vice versa. Before administering the flea bomb it is advisable to leave as much space open in the home before using the product. This can include making sure that all cupboards and drawers are left open so that the chemicals effectiveness can reach as wide an area as possible. It is also advisable to leave the home for a period of time when you utilise flea bomb. Upon her return, you can then clean the home of any dust residue. If the product worked effectively he should also be discovering dead fleas on dust mites. The process can then be repeated until the home is cleared of fleas.