Natural Way To Get Rid Of Fleas/Ticks?

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  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    My little dog is covered in fleas. We gave her a bath tonight and got abunch of them off of her. But our yard must have them cause she is either in the house or in the front yard. So we have to take her outside the yard so she can do her stuff.
    I have tryed getting ACV in a bottle w/ a little water and spraying it all over her - but I dunno if that is helping or not? Thanks for all the advice! [​IMG]
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I would use regular flea meds from the vets..
    The natural things dont work well at all...
     
  3. Dingleberry

    Dingleberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DE should fix the problem
     
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:We aren't gonna be going to town for like another 2 or 3 weeks.
    I need to find something that I can treat her with that would be around the house.
     
  5. duck walk

    duck walk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can't think of the name of the pill you get from the vet that kills the fleas on the dog...dawn dish detergent, the original, will kill what is on the dog...I used those things, Borax in my house and carpet and DE in the yard...got them gone pretty fast...a boarder came with passengers and left some behind for us...I hate fleas...some people seem to think they are just a part of life and I tell them to put five hundred of them in the underwear and try to sleep at night...miserable for the dog...after you get rid of the fleas you will need to tape worm the dog...
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Quote:I think you're thinking of "Comfortis".

    Do you have any Sevin dust laying around???
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:Don't Have Any DE. I'd have to order some.
    duck walk: I totaly agree! She is so miserable! Like I said, we gave her a really good bath and got a whole lot of them off but she still has a few on her.
     
  8. Dingleberry

    Dingleberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any local feed store should sell it...
     
  9. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:Thanks - I'll have to look in to getting some Food Grade DE! [​IMG]
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Would TSC or Gebos have it?
     

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