Tyler had fleas!
What happens when your dog plays off leash at the farm and
you forget to apply flea prevention medicine.
I itch all over" said Tyler
"Oh, my God" said Rusty. "You have fleas!"
It was Rusty's fault for
not administering the flea preventative medicine in April.
He gave Tyler a dose of Revolution in March, but not in
Then Tyler had schmoozed
with the barn cats and Dairy dogs! Now he had a raging case
Rusty administered a 3.0ml dose of Revolution. Then
he cut away the matted fur at the base of Tyler's
tail where he was biting furiously.
hydrogen peroxide several times over the lesions as
Tyler yelped. He patted it dry and then applied betadine (iodine solution) and wiped away the
He collected all of Tyler's bedding - all the towels
& blankets he slept on and tossed them in the
He vacuumed all the areas where
Tyler lay about until the vacuum bag was clogged
full of his fur.
Rusty took Tyler to the Pet Wash
$5 cycle of flea & tick shampoo
$5 cycle of rinsing, followed by regular shampoo
$5 cycle of more rinsing, another flea shampoo &
$5 cycle of the blow drier
WOW! $20 Pet Wash! Tyler was super clean! He felt
Back at home Rusty spread Neosporin on the raw area
Tyler had chewed at.
Tyler was clean and freed from the infuriating biting of those
fleas. Rusty contacted Reggie to arrange to buy more Revolution from
a Vet so he could give it to his dog every month.
MORALE OF STORY
If your dog plays with farm cats & dogs make sure he gets flea
prevention medicine every month. The end.
Next adventure of Tyler
the Wonder Dog...