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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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Dog scratching from tick bites.
Flea & Tick Protection

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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Flea & Tick Protection, Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Tick Spray for Dogs and Humans

by Lisa Porter on Dec 27 2022

Are you familiar with the feeling of being out and about, only to be suddenly attacked by pesky ticks? It’s an experience no one wants to have—unwelcome blood-sucking parasites that can cause severe illness for humans and pets alike.

For humans, we can see them. But for our loved four-legged friends, ticks are most likely hidden by their coats making removing them tough.

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Flea & Tick Protection, Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Are Ticks Dangerous For Dogs?

by Lisa Porter on Dec 03 2022

Dogs are susceptible to tick bites. The effects of those bites can be extremely dangerous. Ticks carry a variety of diseases, some of which are deadly to dogs. Therefore, it is important for dog owners to be aware of the dangers that ticks pose to their pets and take steps to protect them from these dangerous critters. In this blog post, we will discuss the risks that ticks pose to dogs and outline steps that dog owners can take to protect their pets from these parasites.

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Skin, Coat & Paw Care

UC Study Discovers Deadly Chemical in 34 Flea & Tick Pet Products

by Lisa Porter on Nov 15 2022

Flea and tick prevention pet products are commonly available over the counter, but a recent study found that many of these contain dangerous levels of the chemical TCVP. Researchers from the University of California analyzed 34 popular over-the-counter flea and tick preventatives and found that all of them contained levels of TCVP that could be potentially lethal to dogs.

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Flea & Tick Protection, Skin, Coat & Paw Care

Do Ticks Survive in Winter?

by Lisa Porter on Nov 08 2022

Now that winter is settling in, everyone is probably wondering if ticks are still a threat. Are they going to go away until next spring? Can we relax now that the colder weather is here? In this blog post, we’ll explore whether or not ticks survive in winter and offer tips on protecting your pets from these pesky critters. Read on to learn more!

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