Garlic Is A Natural Flea Treatment
Did you know that fleas can be treated with garlic? This home remedy is just one of many natural and affordable methods of helping your pet get rid of and prevent fleas without spending a ton of cash or risking the health of your pet. If you are searching for a toxicity free product that really works keep reading to learn how something as simple as adding garlic to your pet’s diet can help.
While there are tons of products out there that can help treat and prevent fleas, all of these products contain chemicals. There are possible side effects with these chemicals on your pet. Many prefer not to take the chance of harming their pet and leave the Frontline Plus on the shelf, opting for garlic. Some even use both methods!
When garlic is included in your dog’s diet for a period of several days his blood will taste like garlic. Fleas aren’t so fond of garlic and will find their source of blood elsewhere. If you are curious to learn more about treating fleas with garlic or are ready to help your dog win the fight with the pesky creatures, read on!
First you will need a clove of garlic. You should peel away the outer husk of the glove. Chop it up or cut into small pieces and mix with your dog’s favorite food. Moist foods work perfectly for the addition of garlic. You may even try to offer it to your pet as a treat. Some may like the taste of garlic! One clove is suitable for dogs under 30 pounds.
If your dog absolutely refuses to eat the garlic no matter how you give it to him there are garlic pills that can be purchased instead. Many find the pills easier to offer their pet, but the choice is all up to you and your dog!
After four days eliminate the garlic from the diet. You should see a great reduction in the amount of fleas on your pet. If you should notice the fleas returning, quickly begin another garlic regimen to his diet.
When using garlic your pet is completely safe and protected from harm. You will feel confident knowing that there are no chemicals to harm him yet have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to eliminate those fleas that drive him insane. Keep your dog with a smile on his face!