Posts Tagged "fleas"


It’s a Jungle Out Here!

It’s a Jungle Out Here!


Posted By on Aug 12, 2011

Our new little brindle Great Dane puppy, Meshach has arrived! He came to us on Sunday morning, August 7th. He has been naturally reared and is off to a great start as a result. As summer winds down, the bugs are preparing for their own winter survival so they ramp up their efforts at this time to reproduce. It’s a jungle out there so we must be extra vigilant to ensure the health and well being of our dogs. As insurance to...

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A Flea Product and Skin Disease

A Flea Product and Skin Disease


Posted By on Jun 21, 2011

I’m not sure how many times I or rather “Shadrach” has posted here about using these “flea treatments” but I hope eventually the saturation on this subject makes a dent in thinking about these products as “protective” or “preventive”. Let me start by sharing this article on a leading flea “treatment” product (treatment being a watered down marketing word for...

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Recently the FDA warned pet owners of a particular brand of pet shampoo that has the potential to cause asthma attacks in the humans who bathe their dogs using this shampoo. This post explains a bit further: FDA Warns Pet Owners of Pet Shampoo. Of course I wonder if it is so toxic to people who are merely using it ON their dogs, what is it doing to the poor dogs that are drenched and bathed in it? Naturally reared dogs don’t...

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We all look forward to sharing some fun in the sun with our pets during the summer. However, this is also the time of year when many of us grow concerned over how to protect our pets from fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. The big pharmaceutical companies not only know this, but they actually motivate our fears so that we’ll use their products to “protect” our pets from such scary bugs as fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. They...

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Now that spring is ending and summer is drawing ever near we’ll want to remain extra diligent in keeping our pets happy and healthy during the heat of the summer. Here are a few tips for keeping them safe and happy this summer: 1. Make sure that your pets have plenty of fresh, pure clean water DAILY. This does not include water from the tap but pure, chlorine-free, fluoride-free water if at all possible. If you do use the...

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