Does Dawn Dish Soap Kill Fleas?

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What is Dawn dish soap?

Does Dawn dish soap kill fleas?

Dawn dish soap will help rinse flea eggs out of your pet’s coat and down the drain. However, it does nothing to tackle flea eggs.

Is Dawn dish soap safe to use on pets?

Why isn’t Dawn dish soap an effective method of flea control?

Dawn dish soap does nothing to prevent reinfection with fleas, so you are likely to see an ongoing flea issue with your pet unless you switch to a proper preventative flea product.

What flea products should I be using on my pet?

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Rebecca is a companion animal vet who has always had a passion for writing and client communication. Since her graduation from the Royal Veterinary college in 2009, she has gained a wealth of experience in first opinion small animal practice, in both clinical and managerial roles. She currently works in the South West and deals with a variety of routine and emergency appointments, but particularly enjoys medicine cases. Outside of work and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her bouncy flat-coated retriever George!

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