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The whole idea of natural flea control is exploding! And that makes sense, since this is a time when everyone is going green and looking out for the planet. This includes becoming wary of chemicals.
So it's reasonable to ask, "exactly how safe is some of the stuff on the market now?" Today's earth conscious pet parent is no hippie or tree-hugger. Modern, aware pet owners know that natural flea control means taking their pets health into their own hands by learning how to kill fleas naturally and safely. Without dangerous chemicals and pesticides. Instead, they turn to natural flea control:
If you really want to know what is in the products you use, you make them yourself! This section on Homemade Flea Killer includes not only the vinegar and laundry detergent additive mentioned above, but also some other homemade flea killer ideas. For example, did you know you can make your own effective flea trap?
Do you want to make your own homemade flea spray? There are a couple of reasons that this is a great idea! First, flea spray can be expensive. By making your own, you can use more of it, more often, without scrimping to save what's left in the bottle.
Also, pets do lick themselves. When they are coated with a product, they are even more likely to do so. If you can make a homemade flea spray out of food-grade ingredients (as long as they are safe for animals), why not? So visit this page to read your recipe, and find out what people are saying about the effectiveness of homemade flea spray.
Natural Flea Remedies, on the other hand, are more likely to be concoctions made right at home or bought from a health store or all-natural specialty store. Some of these have received lots of publicity, and others are hardly known. When we were battling fleas, I learned about some natural flea remedies that I had never heard of before!
"Natural Remedies" often implies that something is natural, homeopathic, and/or organic. Some of these products that can be taken internally by cats or dogs, and they will naturally repel fleas. The best part? They are completely safe. This section will show you all your choices.
For many, natural flea control means back-to-basics. For example, did you know a common laundry additive is quite effective at killing fleas? Check out this page to learn about all the different Natural Flea Remedies.
Has anyone ever told you that vinegar kills fleas? Wondering if it's true? And if so, how does this work? Not to mention does it really work?
I know I was really intrigued the first time I heard that vinegar kills fleas. I read up on it and went right out to try it. There are a few methods to this. One is to add the vinegar to the drinking water, and another is to apply it right to the fur.
Want to know which kind of vinegar to use? And how much? Visit our page on how vinegar kills fleas to read all the details.
This page for dog owners is all about using products specifically made for dogs. Here you'll find lots of stuff just for dogs, like natural organic flea shampoo for dogs.
If you are dealing with fleas on dogs, and want to get rid of them naturally, this is your destination page. It's all about Natural Flea Control - For Dogs!
This is a sister page to the one above. Getting rid of fleas on cats can be so frustrating! For some reason, it seems like the fleas stubbornly won't leave cats alone.
For households with cats but not dogs, you probably want to skip right to your own page dedicated to Natural Flea Control For Cats!
Some of the most widely-used flea control products are drawing attention. There are questions as to their safety. Most pet owners would agree that their fur-babies are part of the family. Owning a pet is a responsibility, as we all know. We are responsible for their food and water, veterinary expenses, and love and attention, of course.
But when it comes to getting rid of fleas, there is even more to consider. What we apply to them can have consequences. When it comes to the type and quality of flea control, their very lives may depend on us. On one hand, very young animals can be killed by a flea infection. Their lives depend on the flea infestation being halted immediately.
On the other hand, a pet owner can't simply rush out and purchase the first product they see, and apply it to their pet. Not all products are created equally! Any product can have side effects. It's an owners responsibility to understand the risks, and understand exactly what they are putting in or on their pet.
Topical flea treatments are pesticides. While the vast majority of pet owners use these products successfully, without incident, there are many conscious owners who are not willing to take a chance. After all, when was the last time you saw a pesticide made to apply to the skin of a person? The only exception would be lice shampoo.
Natural flea control is especially advised for sick, very young or very old pets, and those who have shown a sensitivity to pesticides already. Small breed dogs can be at risk for receiving too much flea medication, and cats sometimes accidentally get a dogs dose - very dangerous! So these are even more reasons to go natural to start with.
Getting rid of fleas is serious business, no doubt about it! It's a great feeling to know our pets are being exposed to only safe and natural products. Why expose them to chemicals or pesticides when it's not necessary? And with the tips from these pages on natural flea control remedies, you will be armed and ready for combat!
What is a natural flea killer? It can be something you already have in your cupboard, but usually this term refers to natural flea control products. There are many widely available products on the market now. If you don't have the time or inclination to brew up your own natural flea killer, check out some of these products.
They are made to be as gentle as possible, and still very effective. Actually, as far as effectiveness goes, there is often no difference between these natural products and the more widely-known ones (often containing chemicals and pesticides).
Nowadays, it's not hard to find a wide array of natural shampoos, sprays, supplements, traps and much more. If you are wondering how to kill fleas naturally, visit our page on Natural Flea Killer.
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