Did you know that there’s a tiny insect more dangerous than a Great White Shark hanging out in our backyards, forests and favourite trails right now? If you're as concerned about ticks as I am, you’ll want to read this comprehensive guide on how to prevent ticks (and fleas, another small, but nasty critter) on your dog. You’ll get a visual guide to tick species and the diseases they carry (including Lyme disease symptoms to look out for), find out where ticks are most likely to attach on your dog, how to remove a tick if you find one, and what steps you should take if a tick has fed on your dog for more than 24 hours.
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A single tick can render your dog helpless with one bite. Tick paralysis is scary but can be easily treated. Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent tick-borne illnesses, like tick paralysis, naturally.
No one wants to find fleas on their dog, but fleas actually have some amazing qualities and are one of nature's greatest design. Read on to find out 10 amazing facts about fleas, including how they can outperform even the most elite human athletes.
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the damaging effects of conventional flea products. Today, I would like to answer the questions about the methods of flea product administration and its safety. Most people agree that the more natural and non-toxic a flea product is, the better. However, you can increase your dog's safety by paying attention to the following areas...
Conventional flea products are known for serious side effects, such as seizures. Sadly, with almost every chemically based product, there are reports of fatalities. This is one reason why so many dog lovers look for safer natural alternatives, and why I often get this question: "Can feeding a raw, natural diet prevent fleas?"