The Problem of Fleas on Dogs

Fleas on dogs means fleas in your house, too. Yes, those fleas are jumping on and off your dog like a circus ride. The last thing your dog needs is a flea infestation, because if your dog has fleas, your home will have fleas. Flea bites on humans will happen. Fleas don't care who they bite, they just need blood to feed on. So watch out!

Chemical Flea Treatment for Dogs...NO!

Local pet stores have racks of chemical flea products. The vet’s office is waiting for your yearly stock up of Revolution flea control, Advantage flea medicine, Frontline flea and tick treatment or Bravecto which is really fluralaner, a systemic insecticide and acaricide ( kills members of the spider family such as ticks ) that is given by mouth.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved it under the trade name Bravecto for flea treatment in dogs in May 2014. The EU approved it in February 2014. Here is the chemical formula C22H17Cl2F6N3O3...what?

NO. Don't do it!

Why in the world would you knowingly put chemical pesticides on your poor dog? You wouldn't put chemical pesticides on yourself or your child would you?

You should be aware that insecticides are # 4 on the list of Top 10 Dog Poisons.

Despite the use of toxic, chemical, pest control products for pets, our dogs and cats are still getting fleas and ticks, regardless. So what's the point in using them? Are you poisoning your pet for nothing?

Fleas on Dogs Can Cause
Dog Health Problems

Fleas are blood sucking parasites. Fleas are predators. They will seek out weak, unhealthy, sick or elderly animals as a host. Fleas and ticks, mosquitoes and other biting insects need a blood meal to survive and lay their eggs. They are attracted to your dog's body heat and body chemistry ( odor ). Fleas will invade an animal that is...

  • inadequately nourished
  • sick, weak or elderly
  • toxic 
  • under stress

Fleas on dogs are dangerous because they pose a health risk to humans and animals both. Your dog does NOT need the risk of these potential health problems that come with fleas.

  • flea allergy dermatitis
  • flea bite anemia
  • tapeworms
  • damaged skin and bacterial infections due to itching and scratching

Fleas are particularly tough, resilient, and plentiful. If a male and female flea are given adequate food, such as the blood from your dog or cat, they will breed. This has the potential to produce a population of millions of fleas, in less than a month. Yikes!!!

Why Do Dogs Get Fleas?

Statistics indicate, that for all the advances made in chemical flea treatments, our pets are more plagued by this flea problem today, than ever before. Here are three reasons why.

  1. Weaker Immune Systems from the use of chemical pesticide products, the unnecessary use of antibiotics, steroid drugs and the overuse of vaccines. Our pets are more toxic than ever before, making them weaker and more attractive to predatory pests.
  2. Fleas adapt to toxins. Fleas develop a tolerance to and ability to thrive on, the chemicals used to get rid of them. This is the exact same problem as bacteria and virus mutation, due to the overuse of antibiotics and drugs.
  3. Changing weather patterns and global warming.  Global weather patterns are getting progressively warmer every year. Fleas now have more hatching life cycles before the frost of coming winter.

Mother Nature is very smart. She will find a way for her fleas, ticks and mosquitos  to thrive, regardless of what we do to prevent it! Fleas on dogs are thriving, but we don't want them living on your dog or in your house.

The Ultimate Solution to
Getting Rid of Fleas

My ultimate goal as always, is to help your pets get healthy enough so that fleas will not be attracted to your dog at all.That's the ultimate solution to getting rid of fleas.

This is where good canine nutrition plays an important part. Nutritious, fresh food, will help keep your dog's immune system healthy and functioning optimally. Healthy lifestyle habits for dogs are just as important, as they are for you.

Here are a two important things you can do nutritionally, to improve the level of health your dog is experiencing. If your dog is healthy, he will be less likely to get fleas.

  1. Feed an all natural dog food preferably a raw dog food diet
  2. Feed nutritional health supplements to boost nutrient levels

Along with a nutritionally complete and species appropriate diet for your dog, the next section below is extremely important.

5 Reasons to Use Safe,
All Natural Pet Products for Fleas and Other Pests

There are healthier, safer alternatives to conventional veterinary chemical pest control.  You will also save money if you don't buy those nasty, toxic and potentially dangerous poisonous insecticide chemicals used for fleas, ticks and heart worm on dogs and cats.

Natural pet products can help you...

  • get rid of fleas on dogs and fleas in the house, as well as...
  • help prevent Lyme's Disease if used as a tick repellent 
  • help prevent heartworm in dogs if used as a mosquito repellent 
  • help take the itch out of bug bites.
  • help you reduce your dog's toxic load.

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