Preventing Fleas, Ticks, and Other Parasites

MountainView_iStock_000020621584_LargeThey’re creepy and they’re crawly. They seek out our pets like heat seeking missiles and cause the itching to begin. That’s right – it’s flea, tick, and mosquito season, and you may have already noticed the increase in scratching by your pet or the legions of mosquitoes that have congregated around the porch light.

But, before you take a stroll down the pet aisle, looking for a chemical-laden product that will solve the problem; keep some of the following tips and recommendations in mind.  They’re safer, and they will be more effective in preventing the onslaught of fleas and other invaders. Continue…