A great dog's recommendations for flea, ticks and allergies in chow and shih tzu puppies
flea, tick and allergies
Make sure itching is not caused by allergies before selecting treatment options.
Flea and Tick Treatment Should I Prevent or Exterminate ?
Convetional Flea and Tick treatment can not only kill fleas and ticks, but also kill your dog. Most of the chemicals used in killing fleas and ticks will be toxic to your puppy. Typically repeated use will lead to kidney failure.
Natural solutions do more of a repelling role. Here are some natural preventative solutions that may save your puppy's life.
Essential oils diluted with water and sprayed on your dog. Citronella, Geranium or Peppermint oils are some more common ones used.
Diatomateous Earth is a fine powder when sprinkled on your pet has an affinity for water and dries the fleas and ticks out almost instantly.Diet Be sure that food allergies or inappropriate diet is not causing skin isses leading to itching
Are chemical flea treatments safe for dogs?
Some Dangers of using Chemical Flea, Tick and Heartworm Prevention Protocols
Examples of dangerous reactions of chemical treatments
Holistic approach to treatment