Protecting Your Dog From Ticks

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382 SHARES Related Items: 8 Comments 8 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. Protecting your dog from ticks is a must because of the various transmutable diseases these parasites carry. These two diseases can kill your best buddy as well as potentially transmit the disease to other family dogs, not to mention the human members of your family. Lyme?s is a particularly nasty contagious disease able to severely cripple humans and lead to death.382 SHARES I live in a mountain area where the problem of ticks is not an issue for my two dogs during the winter. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Below we will provide you with information so protecting your dog from ticks can be accomplished with easy monthly treatments. Pull the fur aside as required to see the tick and while wearing protective rubber gloves remove the tick with tweezers. If the tick has been attached to the dog for several days the body of the tick is going to be the size of a small marble and will bust when squeezed. How do you prevent ticks on your dogs? Please share this article with other dog owners. Why is protecting your dog from ticks something you should be concerned about? Because ticks are parasitic carriers of the Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. A common mistake many dog owners make is removing only the body of the tick while leaving the head still attached to the dogs skin. Your vet can also provide you with pills you give your dog once a month for protecting your dog from ticks. The recommended ways to protect your dog from the above diseases and kill any tick that finds a home on your dog are yearly shots for the diseases, monthly flea and tick treatments with medication placed along the dogs front shoulder blades to his rear hips, monthly dips at your groomers or the vets, sprays, and dusting with tick prevention powders. You will know you have removed the head of the tick because the dog will give a yip due to the fact the tick has a small piece of the dog?s skin in its mouth. See, I told you these are nasty little parasites. But with the arrival of spring I begin their monthly treatments for ticks for their health and my piece of mind. Thus you must wear the protective surgical gloves to avoid any transmission of Lyme?s or Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to you or another family member. Have the dog sit while you check the ears and run your hands over your dog slowly feeling for the telltale bump indicating a tick. Giving your pooch a tick inspection is not difficult. This does not solve the problem as the tick will continue to live while sucking more blood from your dog.

At a cost of pennies per month, and nothing to refill or replace, this unit really pays for itself. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Enter the code ?dogingtonpost? at checkout and CritterZone will give you $10 off AND donate $15 to our friends at the National Mill Dog Rescue! Cool! 179 SHARES Related Items: Recommended for you 7 Comments 7 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. However, this is waaaaaaay less than the?amount that naturally occurs outside ?about 1/1000th in fact! Here?s the cool thing? any smell you might notice right away is a sign the machine is doing what it is supposed to be doing ? improving your air quality by breaking down particles that cause odors. I notice a very, very slight ozone scent when I have the unit on high. In this video, Bill Converse explains: The CritterZone is only 4 ? x 3 x 2 ? inches, and easily fits on any wall or hardly takes up shelf space. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Move it from room to room as needed, or buy a couple of them and never worry about bad air and pet odors again! And this is really cool: If your dog has an accident on carpet, you can place the CritterZone directly on the spot. One option, if it bothers you, is to switch the machine to low and let it work more gradually. We hope this information sheds a little light on some of the complex processes that go into cleaning up the air in your home when you use a CritterZone. We?d be happy to chat with you! You can contact us through our website:?. . Leave it for about half an hour and the scent will be completely destroyed. It?s about cleaning the air you and your pets breathe every day, literally destroying the odors in your home AND removing allergen particles. In response to questions about the process, CritterZone said: Let?s ?clear the air? about one thing first: The?CritterZone isn?t an ozone generator OR an ionizer. It?s powerful, too! the CritterZone will clean up to 800 square feet. Air purification is more than covering up odors. Some of those reactions will include oxygen being converted to a faint amount of ozone. If your home/office/car is like most people?s, you probably have lots and lots of smells and unwanted?particles floating around. Bill and his son explained that their air purifier is unlike anything else on the market. ? It?s an electronic device that cleans your air with a process called ?Continuous Charge Flow?. Stinky beds and wet dogs? and for some of us, litter boxes. I?ve also gotten into the habit of packing it when I travel, to clean the hotel room air. CritterZone has a wall unit that will plug directly into your outlet, much like a plugin air freshener. Don?t be fooled. I?ve been testing the CritterZone for over a month now, and can honestly say I will never stop using it! I noticed it working almost immediately after I plugged it in. So how long will it last? Well, it really depends on what?the air quality was like before you plugged in the CritterZone. Enter the CritterZone Air Purifier! We have been so thoroughly impressed with this little machine. Those active ingredients?create chemical reactions and break down contaminants. Besides it?s compact size, there is no filter to replace, nothing to clean, nothing to refill. I keep the unit running continuously on low, but if the animals are overdue for baths or I?m a little late with my mopping and dusting, I will bump it up to high. What it DOES do is reactivate indoor air by creating active ingredients that give the air the ability to clean itself, just like outdoor air does. We met with the folks at CritterZone, including it?s inventor, Bill Converse. Sure, we use sprays and deodorizers to tackle a quick mess, but this product works continuously in your home to actually improve the air environment. The CritterZone is not another air ionizer or ozone generator. The little machine makes virtually no noise. They also have a wired unit that can also run on a car adapter so you can take it with you! I prefer the wired unit with the ability to purify the air in my car, too. Depending on the area and the situation, those reactions can give off different odors as the?air works to clean itself.179 SHARES One of the biggest problems we face as pet parents is pet odors. But as the air gets cleaner, those reactions slow down. Your dog will not be able to find that spot to pee again! CritterZone is available on their website,?for $89. It?s a constant battle cleaning and deodorizing? until now.95. Please let us know if you have any further questions

Like most of us, actor Kevin Spacey was deeply affected by the tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 15.? Boston will join the Spacey family, which also includes a 15-year old Terrier mix named Mini. Spacey made a stop at the , the world?s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, and adopted a little girl. The ?House of Cards? star hopped on a plane to Boston immediately after hearing news of the bombing, visiting with bomb victims, police, and other first responders. Spacey to followers, ?New member of my family. ? This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. But his devotion to the city of Boston didn?t end there. ?If people know me from movies, and walking into their work space or room brings a smile to their face ? with the challenges these amazing citizens have in front of them ? then that?s worth coming,? Spacey told . Best wishes to Kevin Spacey, Mini, and Little Boston on a long, healthy, and happy life together! Related Items: Recommended for you 5 Comments 5 Comments Leave a Reply Your email address will not be published. . Her name is Boston in honor of the city. Required fields are marked * Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment

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