AS A RESPONSIBLE PET OWNER WHO LOVES THIER PET WE URGE YOU TO TAKE THE TIME TO READ ABOUT ALL; DRUGS, MEDICINES, PILLS, etc. before deciding to give to your pet. Be Kind to your Pet and take the time to research data and be educated on any and all drugs you are considering giving to your pet.
FLEA & TICK is different than HEARTWORM – these are two different types of medications – some companies combine all of them together, but this could be over-whelming to your pet and may present more risk of ‘bad things’ aka adverse reactions happening to your pet.
It is more appropriate to look at these separately and make your decision after reviewing data and reviews.
1) Heartworm prevention – please see the section under ‘Heartworm prevention’
2) Flea, Mosquito & Tick prevention – This is easy to manage; Keep your dog clean, bathed, groomed and examine your dog daily
Read and understand what these options are, how they work and how long they stay in your dog’s body and what their mechanism of action is and understand the risk for your dog. Your dog cannot speak so it is your responsibility to be educated and gentle with your pet so you can help your dog live their most vibrant and healthy life. Take the time to be educated so you provide the safest care for your pet.
READ & REVIEW statistics, reviews and warnings on any products you are considering using on your pet. f you have questions, call the manufacturer’s customer support phone number and review your questions with them and/ or discuss with your veterinarian.
It is always best practice to try to avoid going in areas where insects such as fleas, mosquitos, insects and ticks can thrive and search your dog every day if they are an outside dog. Keep their fur groomed and make sure to look them over when they go outside. Spray your pet with a Natural Organic Insect Repellant before going outside. Keep your grass cut reasonably low and you can also use some pet friendly sprays on the yard to keep the insects from thriving.
There are safe natural (Natural Topical Spray’s – insect repellants) ways to provide yourself and your dog with an insect, flea, mosquito & tick prevention program thru effective organic natural topical insect repellant topical sprays. It is best to spray yourself and your dog when going in places that may have a lot of insects or even going outside during when insects are active.
Stay away from swampy wetland areas where mosquitos and other insects may thrive, inspect yourself after being in wooded areas and for additional protection spray yourself and your pet with organic natural insect repellant sprays. Always inspect & clean or bathe your dog & yourself when getting home from the outdoor areas that are more susceptible to insects.
There are many brands of safe organic natural sprays that are very effective to use on yourself and your pet that can help prevent flea, mosquito, insect & tick bites.
Thankfully, there are a number of quality products that offer a Safer & Effective organic natural insect repellent that responsible dog owners can take to prevent these pests from becoming a problem in the first place. Practice responsible pet ownership lifestyle activities that stay clear of areas that may thrive with insect manifestation, inspect yourself and your dog regularly when visiting wooded grassy areas and use safe organic natural insect prevention repellant sprays.
By taking these simple steps, you can help keep yourself and your dog safe from insects, mosquitos, fleas and ticks. More and more leading companies are providing high quality SAFE TOPICAL SPRAYS that are very effective and many of them even smell good.
You can spray your clothing and your dog’s bandana; any garments or harness’s your dog may wear to help protect your pet thru prevention. Stay away from area’s prone to insects, inspect your pet after being outdoors & bathe your pet if you have been in areas that may have exposed your pet to potential environmental risk issues such as bacteria or insect bites, etc.
YOU have to do research and decide what is best product for yourself and your pet as you can consult with your veterinarian, but YOU must make the ultimate decision, so take the time to be well read and educated on anything you give to your pet.
READ & RESEARCH for your pet’s best wellness decisions. Many of the top leading companies continue to develop safer forms of (Natural Organic) Insect Repellants and Flea & Tick protection that is effective.
- Use Natural Organic Topical Spray so your dog’s fur and skin are not attractive to insects.
- Keep your dog bathed and fur groomed
- Inspect your dog regularly & thourghly
- Keep your dog away from areas where insects may thrive, wet-land pond areas, tall grass, etc.
- Keep your yard well landscaped, your grass reasonably short & your dog’s bedding and sleeping areas clean
Safest Flea And Tick Prevention For Dogs Source: Dogs Naturally Magazine
Healthy Flea & Tick Prevention Source: Healthy Pets
Flea & Tick Prevention Source: AKC
Fact Sheet for Pet Owners and Veterinarians about Potential Adverse Events Associated with Isoxazoline Flea and Tick Products Source: FDA
Breaking News – Flea & Tick Source: Oversight Committee