I can't begin to describe the level of eye-roll I have when I read or hear about the ole' dish soap to kill fleas advice. Sorry not sorry; your dish detergent is for dishes not dogs!
Let's face it, the reason people ask Dr. Internet is because they want a cheap, quick solution. Dr. Internet has a lot of opinions and even more misinformation. So here are five facts about dish detergent as flea control:
When should you consider using a dish detergent on your pet?
1) Emergency removal of substance in the fur such as oil
2) Removal of a topical irritant/allergy (such as a reaction to a topical medication or new shampoo)
3) To remove skunk spray - it must saturate the fur for at least 20 minutes
Dish soap is for dishes not dogs.
Kalee - Keeping you and you Doberman posted.