Fleas and ticks are not only itching for us but also un-pleasant for all pet parents. There are various methods to remove fleas from your pet. You can go with home remedies to temporarily kill the pest but as I said that it is temporary. Fleas will most probably find their way back to your pet. You can also use tablets prescribed by a vet, but if it is the first time you see fleas on your dog, I would suggest you choose a better flea shampoo for your dog.
The Best Dog Flea Shampoos
There are many shampoos available in the market for dogs. But if your dogs have fleas, then I prepared an exclusive list of 4 best dog flea shampoos. They usually contain chemicals to kill these pests. In any case, never use human products on us. All products designed for humans are made only for humans. I also discussed this point when talking about five best dog toothpaste as you cannot use human toothpaste for dogs so you too cannot use a human anti-lice shampoo as a dog flea shampoo.
Without further talk let us see these shampoos.
1. Adams Plus Flea & Tick Shampoo with Precor
Adam Plus is number one in the list of best dog flea control shampoos. It completely removes fleas from your dog. It not only kills the adults but also kills flea larvae and even flea eggs. It eliminates the chances of any future attack of fleas up to 28 days.
This shampoo has a unique formula which does not affect the skin of your dog. Primary useful ingredients include soothing aloe, lanolin and coconut extract.
It is also handy for ticks and kills them quickly.
- Kills Fleas and Ticks
- No Adverse Effects on Skin
- Fresh Scent
- Nothing here
2. Vet’s Dog Tick & Flew Shampoo
Like the above Flea shampoo by Adam, we talked about, Vet’s Best Flea shampoo also kills all of the pests on your dog’s fur. It contains much more natural compounds then Adam’s flea shampoo and also claims to have two times more effective than any standard dog flea shampoo.
It is a bit different from other shampoos in the list. It has no fragrance added in it. So, if you have a very sensitive dog, you can choose this shampoo for it.
You cannot use this shampoo for your cat or any other pet. It is specially designed for dogs. Apply this and see dead bodies of fleas sliding off your dog’s fur.
- Natural Ingredients
- Special for Dogs
- Strong Smell
3. Veterinary Formula Clinical Care
Third, on our list is Veterinary Formula Clinical Care which you can use on both cats and dogs. It contains a natural insecticide that kills both fleas and ticks. The pesticide plays its role in keeping insects off from your pet, and the balanced pH treatment ensures that it is safe for your dog. Not only that, but the flea shampoo is also soap-free, which provides maximum protection.
For all other shampoos, I would recommend you to apply them at least 2-3 times per week for better results. But this shampoo has an active formula, so you need to apply it once a week. Further process of applying a flea control shampoo is explained in the frequently asked questions. However, use warm water with this shampoo to get better and effective results.
Let us take an overall look at this shampoo
- Suitable for Both Cats and Dogs
- No Soap
- Strong Chemicals
4. Lillian Ruff Flea and Tick Shampoo for Dogs
Have you seen your dog itching or scratching himself behind his ears? Grab this shampoo right now and wash your dog with it. Lillian Ruff Flea shampoo is specially made to remove the itching sensation caused by fleas and ticks.
This shampoo, first of all, smells great. Your puppy is going to feel awesome after taking a bath, and you would like to cuddle with him right then. It has essential oils present in it for the protection of your dog’s skin. Furthermore, the substances in the shampoo act like a natural repellent to ticks and fleas, forcing them to leave your dog.
This shampoo is proved to be so safe for skin that you can use it as a regular shampoo thought the year. I would suggest you get the comb they offer in the package and use that one after the bath. This comb removes dead fleas after the bath.
Overall, It is not just a regular flea control shampoo but also an everyday use dog shampoo.
- Best for both Puppies and Mature Dogs
- Slow Results
FAQs about Dog Flea Shampoo?
You may have a few questions about flea shampoo. I have already answered the most common ones below
How many times should I use the Shampoo?
Flea shampoo is not used one time. You have to use it several times to see its effect. At the first time, it kills adult fleas. Larvae of fleas are very resistant, so you have to apply the shampoo periodically with every bath, and your dog will get rid of fleas.
Why is Shampoo showing no results?
Try changing shampoo with any other brand. See a vet if they fleas are there even after 5-6 applications of dog flea shampoo.
How to use a Flea Shampoo?
It is used just like a usual shampoo. Start applying from behind ears to back and up to the tail. Also, let the lather remain 5-10 minutes so it can kill all the fleas. After that you can was the fur with water.
Also, not to forget, after using any of these shampoos rinse the skin of your dog entirely and try to keep him outside the living area for 5-6 hours. Most of the dead ticks and fleas will be falling, and you would never want those dead fleas and ticks to die in your living area.
Still, have any question remaining? I am here to guide you in the comments section.
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