Q. My Sheltie has flee's, we have tried all over the counter options along with some "Natural" remedies she still has them.
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA
A. Only 5-10% of the flea burden is present on your pet at any one time with the remainder present in her environment/bedding as eggs/larva/pupae. Treatment will not be successful without addressing both aspects. The house can be treated with a specific spray effective against all stages in the house and I would recommend a long acting oral tablet for treatment of fleas which must be repeated every 1-3months depending on brand for at least 6months total in order to break life cycle. Your local vets office can advise on reputable products suitable for her size