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Removing ticks

Tick season is upon us. My cat has had a few ticks on his ear flaps, so I started using rose geranium oil on him.  Though he does not like it when I rub a small amount of undiluted oil on his neck and ears, he seems fine after a few minutes and it repels ticks for several weeks, so he only gets treated 4 – 5 times a year.

There are many products to repel ticks, and one of my favorite is Shoo Tags (good for fleas, mosquitoes and more – people, too). Another I mean to try is Noni, for veterinarians visited the farm as part of the Kauai Herb class. all who ate it and fed to their pets found zero to fewer ticks. Unlike fleas, ticks will land on even healthy people and animals, but healthy animals will be much less likely to get infected with the Lyme disease organism, Borrellia. So start now to carefully follow the 7 Keys to Health, and track the Early Warning Signs in a Journal.

From Pet Pav is a good article on removing ticks. 

 

By | 2015-06-04T15:34:26+00:00 June 6th, 2015|cats, dogs, ticks|2 Comments

About the Author:

Christina Chambreau, DVM, graduated from the University of Georgia Veterinary College in 1980 and has had a Homeopathic Veterinary Practice since 1988. She is co-founder and was Chair for the Academy of Veterinary homeopathy. She is the author of Healthy Animal’s Journal: What You Can Do to Have Your Dog or Cat Live a Long and Healthy Life; Healthy Dog Journal ebook; Fleas Be Gone kindle; and co-author of Tutorial and Workbook for the Homeopathic Repertory and How to Have a Stress Free Wedding and Live Happily Ever After. She has written and is quoted in many magazines. She lectures at veterinary conferences around the world. She speaks and gives classes for animal enthusiasts and practitioners. She is committed to empowering people to heal their animals and themselves in a way that heals the planet.

2 Comments

  1. Rosemarie June 8, 2015 at 8:54 am - Reply

    Are these readily available?

  2. tina-admin June 8, 2015 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    I assume you are asking bout the shoo tags, rosemarie?
    Yes, their site is http://www.shootag.com

    Also, several people have mentioned that their pets pull of the tags, so you can actually tape the tags flat to the collar to prevent that. it will still work.

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