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suki243
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PostSubject: Encounter with a dog with fleas!   Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:11 am

Hi everybody, Simba my 10 week old husky was at a puppy playtime at the local petco. There were two other huskies there, the second one after a 15 minutes of talking mentioned that his pup recently had fleas from the neighborhood cats, but has washed him and put him on a flea collar.

Simba is my first dog, and I'm pretty concerned about fleas, they sound horrible. What can I do to prevent an infestation, or to stop any damage that will ensue? I try to introduce him to the bathtub to take a shower but he won't cooperate.
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PostSubject: Re: Encounter with a dog with fleas!   Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:28 am

get him a rubber ducky for the bath tub. diego would rather jump off the balcony than get a bath but if he has his rubber ducky, he's game Smile

as far as fleas go, they make medicated organic puppy shampoo for such things but usually not to be used til 12 weeks old. get a a fine metal comb and give him a good long comb over. gross to some but its better than to have fleas all over the house/other pets if you have any! good luck!
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PostSubject: Re: Encounter with a dog with fleas!   Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:21 am

Thanks, so much! I got a flea comb, I tried to comb him but he was a bit feisty so I'm waiting till he's nice and sleep.
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