Veterinarian, Howard Nelson, says it is better to be safe than sorry, “My understanding is the spray that they’re using is a synthetic pyrethroid which is relatively safe. In fact, pyrethrinspyrethrinsPyrethrins are classified as terpenoids.

Is mosquito fogger harmful to dogs?

The use of pyrethrins/pyrethroids is very safe in dogs; however, cats and fish are very sensitive to pyrethrins/pyrethroids.

Is fogging safe for animals?

Breathing spray mist may be harmful. Safe use of these products requires that everyone, including pets, leave the treated space and close the doors after foggers have been released. Stay out until the time indicated on the label has passed, usually two to four hours.

Is mosquito fogging toxic?

The mosquito fogging being conducted by the Vector Borne Disease Control Program (VBDCP) will not harm humans, reminds the World Health Organization (WHO) and Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS).

Is off fogger safe for pets?

Do not apply to pets or to your skin or clothing. Do not allow children or pets to contact treated surfaces until spray has dried. Do not spray indoors. For flying insects: Flies, Mosquitoes, Non-biting gnats, Small flying moths, Wasps, and Multi-colored Asian lady beetles.

Is fogging safe for dogs?

The short answer is no. No person, pet or plant should be in a house while a flea fogger is being used. These pest control products contain insecticides that are toxic to people (especially children) and animals.

How long after spraying for mosquitoes can I let my dogs out?

Your furry friends do not need to leave completely. Just give the products time to dry before letting your cats and dogs have free rein through the treated areas (about 30 minutes to an hour for outside treatments and 2-3 hours for inside treatments).

Is mosquito fogging safe for cats?

Fogging is not only ineffective in controlling mosquito populations but potentially harmful to human health. The chemical pesticides used in fogging and spraying are neurotoxins that can adversely affect the nervous systems of humans, companion animals, and birds, among others.