Flea & Tick Protection

Flea & Tick Protection

Is Tick Spray Bad for Dogs

by Lisa Porter on Jul 31 2023

Ticks are notorious parasites that can wreak havoc on our furry family members, causing discomfort and transmitting various diseases. Making matters worse, some tick sprays used to fight them can be bad for dogs. While not all chemically-derived sprays are bad, it is crucial to be aware of the potential dangers associated with tick sprays, spot-on treatments, and collars. In this article, we will explore case studies and scientific research that sheds light on the harmful effects of certain tick treatments, ranging from adverse reactions to severe toxicity and even fatalities in dogs. You’ll explore, the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Natural Tick Sprays: Harness The Power of Nature

by Lisa Porter on Jul 25 2023

In recent times, the demand for chemical-free natural tick prevention has surged, and this trend has extended to insect repellent sprays. Among the many pests that threaten our outdoor adventures, ticks have gained notoriety because of their ability to transmit diseases. In response to the growing concern for harmful chemicals in traditional insect repellents, researchers have turned to nature’s own remedies to craft 100% natural tick sprays. Let’s take a look at what PawPurity includes the following ingredients in its flea and tick spray and spray and how each component contributes to its effectiveness.

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Woman taking a tick off her dog which could have been prevented by using tick sprays for dogs
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Are Tick Sprays Safe For Dogs

by Lisa Porter on Jul 18 2023

Tick sprays can be safe for dogs if used according to the manufacturer’s instructions. However, it’s essential to choose a tick spray specifically formulated or indicates on the label that it is safe for dogs, as some sprays intended for other animals or humans may contain ingredients that can be toxic to our best friends. Prevention is key, as diseases from ticks may be dangerous to your dog.

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Tick Protection

by Lisa Porter on Jul 07 2023

Tick protection is essential during warmer temperatures. Tick bites can be dangerous to dogs and cats due to the potential transmission of diseases. They can carry and transmit dangerous pathogens such as Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis. These diseases can cause a range of symptoms, including fever, lethargy, joint pain, loss of appetite, and more severe complications if left untreated. Protecting your pets from tick bites is crucial to their overall health and well-being. This means using everything in your tool box to keep the little buggers from latching onto your furbaby. Natural tick shampoos and sprays, lyme disease vaccinations and good housekeeping are essential. Here are some ideas you can follow to for ultimate tick protection.

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Natural Flea Remedies for Dogs

by Lisa Porter on May 25 2023

Flea control is an essential aspect of maintaining the health and well-being of dogs. Fleas are external parasites that can cause various health issues, discomfort, and irritation. According to the Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital, infestations can lead to severe itching, allergic reactions, skin infections, anemia, and the transmission of other diseases. Implementing effective flea control measures is crucial for the overall health and happiness of our canine companions.

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How to Get Rid of Fleas on Cats – Safest Flea Treatments

by Lisa Porter on Apr 18 2023

When it comes to fleas on cats, it can be a real nightmare for cat owners. Fleas can cause serious health problems for cats, such as skin irritation, anemia, and even tapeworms. Therefore, it’s important to get rid of fleas quickly and safely. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatments for fleas in cats that can help you manage the problem and keep your cat healthy and comfortable. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the safest flea treatments for cats, so you can keep your feline friend happy and flea-free.

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How Does Flea Medicine Work? The Science Behind Keeping Your Pet Pest-Free

by Lisa Porter on Apr 12 2023

Have you ever wondered how flea medicine works? Flea medicines are a tool for keeping your pet pest-free. But, it can be difficult to understand the science behind them. In this blog post, we will take a look at flea medicine and how it works. We also will explore some of the different types of flea medicines available so you can make an informed decision about which one is right for your pet.

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No See Ums – The Pest You Can’t See Coming!

by Lisa Porter on Apr 01 2023

No see ums are a type of small, pesky insect that can quickly become a nuisance to homeowners and pet owners alike. These tiny, biting insects may be hard to see with the naked eye, but no see ums bites can be highly irritating, making them a serious problem. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what no-see-ums are, where they come from, and how to prevent them from taking over your home or yard. Keep reading to find out more about no see ums and how to keep them away from your pets and your family.

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