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7 Natural Ways to Keep Fleas Off Fido

Fleas can be the bane of a dog's existence, and yours too, if the pesky bugs get into your house. Fleas don't really care who or what they bite. All they're looking for is blood and it doesn't matter …

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Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Dog from Fleas

The Best Time of the Year Ah, the joys of bright days and cooler weather. This is one of the best times of the year for you and your pets to enjoy the outdoors with swimming, hiking and playing i…

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Natural Pet Care for Fleas, Ticks, Bath Time and More

Our human lives are full of choices. We often obsess over the ingredients in the lotions we buy and search for the safest cleaning products for our home. Our pets, on the other hand, live a largely ch…

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Fleas: Not Just a Dog’s Problem?

Since adults can't wear flea collars, they need other ways to prevent fleas from attacking their skin. Watch this to learn about preventing a flea problem, and how to get rid of them if they've latche…

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Natural Flea Prevention and Treatment

Fleas! They aren't just annoying; they can also carry parasites (such as tapeworms) and diseases (Lyme disease, among others). Fleas are tough, highly evolved ectoparasites (ecto- means that they …

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Get Rid of Pests Naturally

Recently I was at a friend's house when I noticed a giant carpenter ant crawling across the wall. The master of the house promptly squished it under his thumb, to my squeamish protests, followed by hi…

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All-Around Non-Toxic Flea Control

Let’s face it. Fleas are the WORST, but applying pesticides to our pampered pooches doesn’t make us howl with excitement either. In an attempt to find non-toxic flea control remedies, Care2 staff stum…

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Natural Flea and Tick Control

What are your options for flea and tick control if you do not wish to use sprays, pills, or injections? Several healthy alternatives exist. • Apply herbal flea powder “sparingly” to your pet’s coat. …

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