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  • What’s the best way to ensure my pet remains flea free?
  • For the best combination of efficacy and value for money, Beaphar recommends regular use of a Beaphar FIPROtec® Spot On and Beaphar Extra-Long Lasting Household Flea Spray. Ideally, these products should be applied before a significant flea problem...
  • Can my baby crawl on the carpet after it has been sprayed?
  • Your baby should not crawl on any surface treated with a Beaphar Home until it is dried. Before treating a room, ensure that any toys/ items which the baby may play with or put into its mouth are removed or securely...
  • Can pets walk on the carpet after it is sprayed?
  • Pets should not be allowed to walk on the carpet until the spray has dried. The wet product could be transferred to the pet’s paws, which could then be licked off when the animal grooms itself. These products are not designed to be ingested and may...
  • Are household flea sprays safe for carpets?
  • All our sprays are designed to be used on floors, carpets, soft furnishings and pet beds. However, it is recommended that fabrics are tested for colour fastness by testing on a small, inconspicuous area first. When using, hold the can from a distance...
  • Which product should I use to keep my dog safe from ticks?
  • Regular use of Beaphar FIPROtec Spot On will give protection against free-loading ticks. However, as ticks don’t move about much on the pet, they don’t come into contact with a large amount of insecticide and it is possible for the tick to become...
  • I’ve accidentally got shampoo in my dog’s eyes - what should I do?
  • The eyes should be rinsed with plenty of fresh, clean water as soon as possible. If the owner cannot do this, or the dog will not allow them to, or the dog is in distress, then it is recommended that a vet is consulted as soon as possible, taking...
  • How long does the flea shampoo remain effective?
  • We have two types of flea shampoo; insecticidal and herbal repellent. Beaphar Herbal Dog Flea Shampoo, and the Beaphar Flea Shampoo (repel fleas) for cats and dogs work by repelling fleas. Beaphar Insecticidal Dog Shampoo and the...
  • Is it OK to use a flea spray which is past it's use-by date?
  • A medicine should not be used after its use by, best before or expiry date. The flea sprays are guaranteed to be safe and effective if used in accordance with their label instructions; this includes the use by date. After this time, the safety and...
  • Will flea sprays stop working if dogs go swimming?
  • Beaphar flea sprays contain natural Pyrethrum and work on the surface of the animal. The sprays are designed to work for up to 4 days as an initial treatment to kill fleas. By immersing itself in water, a dog is likely to reduce the effectiveness of...
  • How long will it take pets to dry out after using a flea spray?
  • It is normal for pets to be slightly damp immediately after spraying with the flea treatment, although the formula is designed to dryquickly. Any excess should be removed immediately with a towel, and pets kept warm until they are dry.
  • How does a flea collar work?
  • Flea collars work by slowly releasing the active ingredient, which has been impregnated into the collar material, over a long period of time. The active ingredient then slowly spreads around the body surface of the pet in the natural oils of the skin...
  • My vet says shop bought flea products don't work - is this true?
  • By law, all pet medicines have to pass stringent testing to prove effectiveness, quality and safety before they make it to market. To be allowed to be sold "over the counter", products have to have a long and robust safety record...

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