Fleas & Ticks
PO Box 18808
Tel: 031 2053986
Cell: 084 477 3344
Cell: 082 9282 476
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FLEAS AND TICKS
Fleas and ticks make for unhappy and often
unhealthy animals. Unfortunately they make us
humans pretty unhappy too! The general rule when
dealing with animals is 'do not apply on puppies and
kittens until they are at least three months old or any
animal with pre-existing skin conditions'.
DETER-ANT does not contain chemicals and is not
poisonous but puppies and kittens have sensitive skin and
their lungs are still forming. It is safer to
use a flea comb until they are more mature.
- Cover one area of the animal at a time,
for example start on one leg and then go on to the next
Apply a light dusting to your pet and gently work into
the hair, down to the skin. Pay particular
attention to the areas around the shoulder blades and
neck where your pet is unable to scratch.
The fleas will normally use this route on the way to
their 'watering hole' at your pet's eyes.
- Flea larvae will hatch for up to four
weeks after the first application and you need to
a week during the first month until the hatching larvae
have been eradicated.
- Ticks crawling onto your animal will
die after they come into contact with DETER-ANT on
- Apply a fine dusting to your animal's
blanket and/or sleeping area. This will kill
in the bedding and prevent ticks from climbing onto your
- Does your pet have a favourite place in
the garden where it will roll in the soil to try to rid
of fleas and ticks? Apply a dusting to this
area as well.