I know fleas and ticks do not go away during winter, but they do come out in force when the weather warms up. Now that the weather is warming up that means that the wave of pests is starting to build.
I am not one who likes the drops that you can put on your animals. The neurological and digestive side effects are just not worth it. I also do not want to use powders and such. My kids hug and love on the dogs a lot, and I do not want them accidentally ingesting that poison. So what is a girl to do to keep fleas and ticks at bay and kill any ones that are around?
Lemons. Yes, lemons! You can peel a lemon, and then boil that peel in 2-3 cups of water. When the water has cooled take a sponge and blot the lemon water on the animals fur. It will kill fleas and ticks that are there and repel ones that are trying to hitch a ride.
Now, I cannot take credit for this gem. It comes from one of our best self-proclaimed science geeks. The one and the only Bill Nye the Science Guy! You know he is the coolest science geek out there!
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