What Are Electronic Flea Traps?

What is an electronic flea trap? Many pet owners who are not used to deal with fleas will wonder about this type of treatment. Well, an electronic flea trap is an electronic device that is designed to lure fleas in and to trap them once they arrive.

How does an electronic flea trap work?

An electronic flea trap works by using a light that lure fleas into a trap that contains a sticky pad. The unit is plugged into a wall or any outlet and when the light comes on; fleas are drawn to its brightness.

electronic-flea-trapOnce the bugs come to the light they will unwittingly go inside of the trap to get closer to it.

Once they do their tiny and weak legs will not have enough strength to break free from the sticky surface pad that will hold them in place. We all know that a flea will die if cannot suck blood. Basically, the flea will just starve to death or be burnt up by the heat from the light. This is how a flea trap basically works.

FleatreatmentCenter: Flea Treatment and the Environment recommends clearing fleas out of an environment instead of focusing on a pet. Once a person gets rid of fleas from their environment; their pet will have less of them. Remember that if you see at least 5 fleas on your dog there are at least 100 of them wandering around within a dog’s living area.

If you can get rid of the 100 fleas that is living in your dog’s space; the other 5 that are on him will not be a problem at all. An electronic flea trap is a great device for removing fleas out of the environment. It is a non-toxic approach to getting rid of fleas and it is effective for long term flea removal.