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From: sirk6
Date: 2001-08-09 17:10:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] Fleas - need vet help if possible

Hi Elaine;

I don't know where you are located at but here in Michigan we can purchase
Advantage over the counter at Pet Supplies Plus.

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From: <earhtmother@h...>
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Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2001 4:00 PM

> My vet is giving me a hassle about buying Advantage for use on my
> ferrets. I need to show her some "literature" that shows that it is
> ok to use and what the dosage should be. My "babies" live in an
> upstairs bedroom with an elderly crotchety cat who does not associate
> with any body on 2 or 4 legs, except me or my daughter. We always
> seem to have a small flea population, never in this room on the
> ferrets or this cat, due in part to having 4 dogs, 5 other cats all
> of whom do go outside . Suddenly (within 2 days or so) the bedroom
> where the ferrets reside is a flea mecca, you can not walk the floor
> without having your ankles covered in less than 5 secs. NONE of the
> other animals are ever in there and Mischief never leaves so how this
> happened is anybody's guess. I am now trying to get advantage to
> help the animals and spray to help get the rest under control, but
> spraying is hard in a kid's bedroom especially when there are
> reptiles that can not be moved living in the same room. ah well the
> joys of animal ownership. PLease respond if you can help at all.
> Thanks
> Elaine
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