Our pet’s warm and soft fur is the perfect home for flea and ticks. These pesky insects feed on your pet’s blood and can cause severe health problems. What can you do to keep your dog flea and tick-free this season? You can avoid them by doing these 5 simple methods.
1. Tick Collars
You may use collars as an additional preventive tool of ticks since it is mainly useful for protecting the neck and head.
2. Flea and Tick Shampoos
Anti Flea and tick Shampoos are easy to find and purchase on your nearest pet care store. Keep in mind that not all anti flea and tick shampoos are good for your pet as it contains high amount of chemicals that can be very harsh on your pet’s skin and fur. Worry no more, with Tropiclean Anti Flea and Tick Shampoo. It is an all-natural shampoo that not only kills flea and ticks but also soothes the skin of your pet. It contains nature’s most powerful pest fighting ingredients, lemongrass and sesame oil. It’s safe even for puppies 12 weeks older.
Pet sprays can also be used to spray on your pet’s coat to repel fleas and ticks. Although some sprays contain harmful chemicals that could compromise your pet’s health. Use natural anti-flea and tick sprays instead.
These are topical repellants that could get rid of not only fleas and ticks but also other bugs as it can kill them as soon as its applied. Since these are one shot per application, expect that other treatments have chemical active ingredients that can also be harmful for your pet. But there are also spot-on treatments made with natural ingredients that are as effective but safe for your pet. Earth Animal Nature’s Collection Herbal Flea and Tick Spot-On is a natural alternative to topical flea and tick treatments. It has a fresh, minty fragrance that is gentle for your pet but repulsive to fleas and ticks.