4 week old dachshund pups have fleas. Is oatmeal flea shampoo safe? If not, how…

4 week old dachshund pups have fleas. Is oatmeal flea shampoo safe? If not, how to get rid of them?

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Emma Combs
5 years ago

It is fine to Used as long as you don’t get it in their eyes or on there nose and mouth

Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

I second Kasey Collins LItt’s suggestion, simple Dawn Dishsoap (the BLUE) one will work great,,just lather them up and rinse well, fleas die and are washed out. Then comb with a flea comb to be sure you got them all, pay attention to head/under leg areas and bases of tail.
~kelly

Kasey Litt
5 years ago

Try Dawn dishwashing liquid – the fleas just fall off and it is very gentle.

Robin Laybolt
5 years ago

Yes you can use oatmeal flea shampoo as long as it says safe for use on puppies 12 weeks and younger, if it is for older dogs do not use cause it will harm the puppies may even kill them. If all you have is oatmeal shampoo for older dogs then you can fill the tub or sink so that the puppy is completely covered in water, leave him for 10-15 minutes so the fleas will drown, then dry your puppy with a towel, then comb your puppy so you can comb out any other fleas that maybe left, make… Read more »