How to Get Rid of Fleas and Ticks on Dogs with Home Remedies

  posted by: Gretchen

 

 

How to get rid of dog fleas - home remediesOwning a pet or even pets can be fun for most people.  But this is not for everyone.  Pet ownership comes with responsibilities.  Only a few can give love and attention to pets such as dogs and cats.  But did you know that owning a pet can relieve you from stress?  They can lead you to have some walk.   They encourage you to get out and exercise.  They can change your mood.

Since there are benefits of pet ownership, it is but proper to take good care of them.  One thing to show you care for your pets is keeping them clean.  When I say clean they should be flea-free!  Can you imagine your favorite puppies (with good dg breeds) to be full of fleas and ticks?  Yikes!  How disgusting!  So get rid of fleas on your pet to keep them healthy and clean.

How to get rid of fleas and ticks on dogs

I’ve got some home remedies for your favorite pets that suffer from parasites like fleas, mites, lice, and ticks (wood ticks and seed ticks).

  • Prevention is still the best way to make your pet stay away from fleas and other parasites.  They flourish in heat and humidity so check your pet and its environment regularly.   Flea control is necessary.
  • Keep your home clean by frequent and thorough vacuuming especially on the corners and cracks.  Choose the friends of your pets wisely. Keep them away from animals you suspect may carry fleas or ticks.
  • Use a fine-toothed pet comb (designed for flea removal) to remove fleas from your pet.   Drop the parasites into soapy water to kill them.
  • Wash the bedding of your pet in hot and soapy water every week to get rid of flea eggs and larvae.
  • Give your pet a regular bath.
  • Excessive scratching and biting can be signs of flea trouble.
  • You can also speak with a veterinarian for treatments as you might harm pregnant dogs.
  • Check the chemical flea-treatment products to apply. You can try Borax for this is one of the best solutions.
  • The best way to get rid of fleas and ticks on dogs and home is with a flea bomb. But you need to do this the right way.

To get rid of fleas naturally, you can also utilize the best and natural ways to get rid of fleas and ticks on dogs.  They are enumerated below:

  • Citrus repellent
  • Aromatherapy repellent
  • Essential oil bath
  • Internal flea repellents
  • External flea repellents

Keeping your dogs and cats healthy and free from fleas and ticks can also contribute to the health of the family.  Ticks are carriers of Lyme bacterium so they can transmit the bacterium to humans with a tick bite. So to avoid Lyme disease, kill those parasites. You can get rid of them naturally and economically.

Love your dogs and cats and they will love you back!

 

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