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Old fashioned flea charge - pets


Fleas have plagued dogs, cats, and their owners since time began so ways to kill or repel them has been a constant search. Today, with the shake of a can, the spray of a bottle, or a flea dip fleas are more by a long shot controlled. But before these gearshift were available, pet owners were constantly on the be alert for a advance way to free their pets of these disease haulage insects.

The flea can cause many illnesses counting anemia, tapeworms, typhus, and skin infections, according to veterinarians. The Countrywide Institutes of Fitness says that bubonic plague was, and still can be, transmitted by fleas. Rocky Mountain Fever and Lyme Disease are the most common illnesses caused by fleas. The last two diseases were thought to be transmitted only by ticks.

Common foods and herbs were used to help keep pets flea- free. Brewer's yeast, speckled onto the dog's coat like flea powder is today, was used as a deterrent. Contrasting flea powders, it wasn't damaging to the dog if the dog licked the brewer's yeast off. Internally, the yeast equipped the health of the dogs skin as it is high in B-vitamins. Keeping the skin good for you is basic for good check of fleas.

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