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From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-09-09 21:39:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Fleas

Fleas can be a serious problem in ferrets. I never heard of the flea
stuff you mentioned, so I couldn't say whether or not it's OK or

Advantage is probably the best solution, but you'll have to get this
at your vet. DO NOT buy any of those Advantage look-alikes at the

The only other thing that would be OK to use is a flea shampoo that's
safe for kittens. This doesn't have the lasting effect that
Advantage has. If you do buy Advantage, get the one for BIG dogs.
All the different sizes are the same strength of the active
ingredient and you get a lot more for your money.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Cecilia McNamara
<> wrote:
> Hello Everyone:
> Got a huge problem here. Ten ferrets. All seem to have FLEAS!
> I can't imagine where we got them from. However, we need help.
What to
> do! Have some Ovitrol Vet Kem by Sandoz for dogs and cats. Can we
> that? Im freaking out here. I cant stand bugs.
> Thank you
> Cecilia