Every flea you see on your pet means that there are approximately 30 more living in your home. By applying Flea Away® DE as directed below to 3 zones you will create an undesirable environment for fleas and be extremely pleased with the results.
Zone 1 – Pet Dogs, Cats, Kitten, and Puppies
Apply only to a completely dry pet. Lift up sprinkle spout. Turn container upside down holding it no more than 2 inches from your pet’s body. Gently shake one time dispensing Flea Away DE from the back of the neck along the backbone of your pet using 1 teaspoon per 10 pounds of your pet’s weight. (Ex: 3 teaspoons for 30 lbs. pet). Applying to backbone area first gently massage Flea Away ®DE into the skin area going against the grain of your pets’ fur then gently massage into all other areas including head, ears (avoid eye and inner ear area), neck, tailbone, belly, legs, and feet.
Repeat application weekly if needed
Zone 2 – Home and Carpet
For best results use on dry carpet
A) Carpet – Vacuum first to bring fibers to the surface. Lift up sprinkle spout dispenser no more than 2 inches from carpet surface and shake approximately 1/2 teaspoon of Flea Away® DE onto 3 ft. x 3 ft. of carpet. Using a rug rake or broom very gently but thoroughly spread and brush Flea Away into fibers and matting of carpet. Repeat for every 3 ft. x 3 ft. of carpet. Vacuum the entire carpet 48 hours after each application to remove any excess dust. Repeat application again in one week. Once a month thereafter.
B) Sofa, couch, upholstery, chairs – If your pet is allowed in these area, there are fleas living under cushions and in the cracks and crevices. Simply take Flea Away® DE and rub into these areas once a month. No vacuuming is needed.
C) Pet bedding – Rub Flea Away DE into cushions, cracks, and crevices once a week. No vacuuming is needed.
Zone 3 – Yard and Outdoor Pet Areas
To apply in your yard or garden, sprinkle Flea Away ® DE around outdoor areas where your pet spends time. Use approximately one bottle per 400 sq. ft. of yard. In areas close to the house try to get it into cracks and crevices creating a border in front of doorway entrances to home. The powder can be mixed with water and applied using a sprayer (use approximately two tablespoons per gallon of water). Fleas like shady, sandy, and moist areas. Be sure to remove yard debris and keep grass moved short in shady spots. Re-apply every 2-3 week in target areas if flea infestation is severe, or if you live in an area with a long flea season.
Flea Away® DE creates a natural border against ticks, cockroaches, ants, bedbugs, carpet beetles, centipedes, crickets, earwigs, grasshoppers, millipedes, spider mites, slugs, and silverfish.
Sprinkle Flea Away® DE around tent and camp area to create a border from crawling insects. Use Flea Away DE in tent when storing to create a border from insects.
Dosage for Dogs and Cats
Because food-grade Flea Away DE is not a toxic agent, it is also a natural organic wormer dosage for worming pets.
The following dosage can be given once or twice daily:
Dogs weighing less than 10 pounds: 1/2 to 1 teaspoon
Dogs weighing 11 to 19 pounds: 2 teaspoons
Dogs weighing 20 to 50 pounds: 1 to 1.5 tablespoons
Dogs weighting 51 to 100 pounds: 2 tablespoons
Dogs weighting over 100 pounds: 3 to 4 tablespoons
Kittens: 1/2 to 1 teaspoon
Cats: 2 teaspoons
When used externally, if sensitivities occur after using, wash your pet with mild soap and rinse with water. Consult a veterinarian before using on medicated animals.
Do not inhale product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store in a cool dry place. Do not use if tamper evidence seal is missing or broken.
Silicon Dioxide, from Diatomaceous Earth ………85%
Other Elemental Oxides………..10%