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The Best Medium Dog Flea and Tick Prevention

Find the Perfect Medium Dog Flea and Tick Prevention for Your Pup

We know how important your dog’s health is, which is why it’s crucial to have high-quality flea and tick prevention. Read about our favorite options for medium-sized dogs here.

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The shining star of this review is the iDog launcher. This unit has five different distance settings, as opposed to three on the other systems. It’s well priced, and the balls are easily interchangeable with standard tennis balls. The DogGear team members love the remote control and the fact that it comes standard with rechargeable batteries.

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All pet owners will agree that their dogs form a large part of their lives, and it is only natural to want to give them the best. However, dogs can also have problems with parasites, and fleas are the most common.

    1. Use a Flea Comb

One of the most natural ways to control and keep the fleas off your dog is by using a flea comb. It is also among the least expensive as well. You only need to buy an effective narrow comb that will be able to remove fleas. However, when using a flea comb, make sure that your pet’s hair isn’t tangled or knotted.

    1. Diatomaceous Earth

This is a natural and safe product that absorbs insects like fleas, and dries them out, eventually causing them to die. You can sprinkle this powder in areas in your home where you think the fleas might be.

IF YOUR HOME IS ALREADY INFECTED

    1. Dish Soap Mixture

If you already have fleas inside your home, or if your dogs are already affected. You can mix a solution to help get rid of them in various parts of your home. Mix in dish soap and water into a bowl and leave it inside the rooms of your home that have the most number of fleas during nighttime.

    1. Homemade Flea Sprays

You can also make your own homemade flea spray to get rid of your home. To do this, mix in vinegar, water, lemon juice, and witch hazel in a spray bottle. Spray this mixture into the affected parts around your home after vacuuming and cleaning your home. This should also be after washing your beddings and other linen that may be infested as well. Spray your mixture into carpets, bedding, windows, furniture, and other parts of your home that have been infected.

PREVENTING FLEAS IN YOUR HOME AND GARDEN

  1. Plant Flea Repelling Plants

To naturally combat fleas so that they won’t end up in your home and affecting your pet dog, you can plant or buy pots of plants that can repel them. Below are some examples of these:

  • Lemon balm
  • Rosemary
  • Lemongrass
  • Basil
  • Mint
  • Catnip