Message Number: YG5101 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Karen Purcell, DVM
Date: 2001-07-03 19:24:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] for vets: flea treatment for

> Can someone please tell me if there is a chemical that
> is safe to spray our carpet with to kill fleas? I
> read the article by Dr. Williams about the bombs, but
> would prefer something that would get directly on the
> carpet.
I usually recommend the Vetkem Premise spray, though Zodiak seems
to work as well. I keep the ferrets out of the house for 6-8 hours
after treatment. Remember to vacuum thoroughly before and after
treating the house, and repeat in 2 weeks.
-Dr. Karen

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