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