Prevention is about peace of mind – the kind that comes from knowing that you are proactively monitoring the health and wellness of the pets you love. Banfield would love to partner with you in the ongoing care of your pet.
Optimum Wellness Plans® are affordable yearly packages of discounted services that make proactive pet health care easy and affordable.
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Birds are very sensitive to air-borne contaminants, chemicals (including insecticides), and vapors or gases. For this reason, it’s very important to follow all product label instructions for whatever item is used. You may want to consider contacting a local avian specialty veterinarian to see if they have any “safe” recommendations.
General advice to pet owners who decide to spray or bomb their homes - remove all pets, especially birds, and cover aquariums that can’t be removed. Food & water sources and related utensils/eating areas should be well covered or removed. Bird cages/furniture/toy items, etc should be well covered or removed as well.
No pets should return to the house until all treatments are completely dry, no product odors linger and the house has aired out well. There are some non-insecticidal flea treatments available, but they may still cause particulates to be released into the air.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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