Tips to protect your pet

Only 1 out of every 20 fleas affecting cats and dogs are found on his or her body. So where are all the others? They're in and around your pet's living environments.

Ensuring that your pet, and also the environment they live in, is parasite-free is the best way to keep your family and friends safe and protected.

How can I protect my pet?

  • Treatment plan

    If there are already fleas in your pet's living spaces, the Flea Treatment Plan below will help you get your house parasite-free as quickly as possible.

  • Prevention plan

    Now that you've created a flea-free environment, use the Flea Prevention Plan below to make sure they don't come back.

See which plan is best for your pet

To eradicate any fleas that have followed your pet back to your place and made a home for themselves there, do all of the following as thoroughly as possible:

  1. Treat all your cats and dogs with Revolution

  2. Vacuum lounge chairs and cushions (and bin or burn the vacuum bag immediately afterwards)

  3. Throw out any cushions or bedding you think could have infestations

  4. Wash pet bedding in hot water over 60° C for at least 10 minutes

  5. Clean out the kennel or basket

  6. Vacuum the car

  7. Vacuum or wash rugs, and administer flea control treatment

  8. Wash any household bedding in hot water over 60° C for at least 10 minutes

Now you're well on your way to creating a flea-free home, use this Prevention Plan to reduce the opportunities for fleas to return.

  1. Apply Revolution to all your cats and dogs every single month, the whole year round (you can even set yourself up to receive email reminders)

  2. Keep washing your pet's bedding in hot water, or replace it regularly

  3. Pay attention to potential re-infestations due to contact with untreated animals

  4. Try to keep untreated animals out of your home living areas

  5. Vacuum and thoroughly dust your house regularly, paying particular attention to the areas where your pets eat, play and sleep