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Posts Tagged ‘natural pet care’

Mosquito: The Deadly Danger Waiting for Your Pet

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

The summer season is one of the favorites of kids, adults, and pets alike.  The warm weather and sunshine, the fresh breeze and blue skies, the endless outdoor activities – all of it is just beckoning to be enjoyed as much as possible.  But, do you know one tiny pest that causes BIG problems for pet owners across the world?  MOSQUITOES!

If you were under the impression that our pets are protected from mosquito bites because of their thick layer of fur, we are sorry to be the ones to tell you that you are wrong.  Cats and dogs are just as susceptible to the itchy mosquito bites as we are, and can suffer some deadly consequences, too. (more…)

Pet-Safe Flea Control for Your Yard THAT WORKS!

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

When it comes to fleas, ticks and mosquitoes, it seems like there is little that can be done to protect families and pets from these tiny intruders.

Wanna know a secret? 

The first line of defense to protect your pet and home is treating your yard.  Seem too good to be true?  It really is that easy! (more…)

Treat Your Dog at Home…Naturally!

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

We’ve talked about different natural options with essential oils this month. To keep on the home remedy train, we’d like to share some quick, natural tips on curing some common ailments your pup may suffer from.

#1: Itchy Skin
This can be one of the most frustrating ailments our pets can suffer with. They scratch, they dig, they bite and chew, and it never seems to end! Allergies, skin infections, bacteria, and dry skin can all be causes of itchiness on your furry friend. Gain back your sanity and give your pup some relief!

No need for expensive sprays or creams that never seem to work…


Essential Oils & Your Dog

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The use of essential oils for natural home remedies have been on the rise. People yearning to leave behind chemical and pesticide ridden products have learned the benefits of essential oils not only for themselves but for their pets as well. Here are just a few ways to use essential oils for your dog: