388: Chemical Flea Meds – How they work/Why dangerous? : Fleabusters

Chemical flea medications say that they are safe for your dog, but why aren’t you supposed to touch them? Julie Forbes shares her experience working with dog behavior problems that have started when chemical flea medication was administered, and what she found when she researched one of the most common pesticides used in these medications.

Then, Erin Hinman of Fleabusters of Washington joins us to explain why treating your dog (or cat) with harsh chemicals is not the most effective way to control for fleas. It is also toxic to your pet!

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