|04-29-2014 01:44 AM|
I'm actually terrified of ticks. I know that's really lame and I don't know why, but really, I feel like I am going to puke every time I see them. Luckily I have never found one on my dog but I would love to find something that will annihilate anything that tries to feast on her *shudder*. I ran out of Frontline last month and decided not to rebuy because I've been hearing that it doesn't work well.
|04-29-2014 01:31 AM|
Simpleguard topical for fleas and ticks in the summer. I'm lucky I can give Myah a break the rest of the year.
But it also depends on where you go. There are some canyons around here FULL of TICKS! I would find one engorged on her every time we went - and we even stayed on the very wide, open dirt path!
So, our yard is tick free (so far) and I take Myah to the beach for freedom and roaming.
Ticks are just not worth it. They are mean, infected, biting machines. So hard to find on a GSD coat until they are engorged. Yuck.
|04-28-2014 01:52 PM|
|jocoyn||I am not sure anything is 100%..........we had far fewer ticks than a teammate whose dog had the scalibor collar but we still had some. I check twice a day and the few ones I have found are typically not engorged yet.|
|04-28-2014 12:58 PM|
|daisyrunner||I used Nexguard and didnt have any problem with it. At first I had tried a natural preventative and ended up finding a bloated tick from my pup. I didnt want to use topicals because of my young kids and the stories I have heard about them.|
|04-28-2014 12:17 PM|
|middleofnowhere||Moved out of Arkansas. Helped a lot.|
|04-28-2014 10:33 AM|
Chewables ??? Like Heartguard for heartworm ? I did not know they made a chewable for tick and flea prevention.
I just pulled a tick off my dog a few days ago so I reluctantly applied the poison called Frontline Plus on her.
I really need to investigate Jocoyn's solution for ticks and fleas.
|04-28-2014 09:49 AM|
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|04-28-2014 09:30 AM|
|Girth||I'm currently using a flea and tick collar. The makers of heartguard just came out with a flea/tick preventative called nexgard. Don't know if it is any count.|
|04-28-2014 09:18 AM|
You may want to use the forum search function as it is a common question.
I use springtime garlic granules.
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