Pets

3 Tips On How To Prevent Tick Bites Naturally

Ticks are the tiny creatures that love to stick around in moist environments. Though tick bites are usually harmless, you can get a rash or a fever with a tick bite. As pets usually bring in the ticks hidden in their long fur, clean them often. Cover yourself head to toe in dark-colored clothes when in a garden or out hiking in the rains. Or slather some coconut oil onto the exposed parts of your skin.

6 Natural Treatments For Pet Allergies In Humans

While most of us think pet allergies in humans are caused due to fur, it is actually caused due to dander. Synthetic antihistamines though provide relief exhibit side effects. Natural alternatives like quercetin, butterbur, essential oils, probiotics, apple cider vinegar, and saline rinse using neti pot help.

Does Tea Tree Oil Kill Fleas In Pets Without Any Side Effects?

Tea tree oil can kill fleas on dogs and cats. However, high doses are poisonous to pets, so it needs to be used correctly. It can harm the nervous system and lead to confusion, nervousness, and disorientation. Liver damage is also likely, since tea tree oil’s active compounds are metabolized in the liver. Additional symptoms include skin irritation, vomiting, and hypersalivation. Always check with your vet before using any kind of essential oil.

Animal Aromatherapy 101

Most pet owners I know will do anything to keep their furry loved ones healthy, but are oftentimes unsure which natural products to use and which ones to stay away from. When it comes to animal aromatherapy, using essential oils on your pets and livestock, this is particularly true because[.....]