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Use VapoRub to safely remove ticks without breaking them apart and risking infection. Just smear it over the tick and they’ll release on their own.

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Make a Natural Flea and Tick Remedy with Apple Cider Vinegar

Flea & Tick Remedy: 8 oz apple cider vinegar, 4 oz warm water, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking soda - Mix dry ingredients first then slowly add to wet as the vinegar and baking soda will react slightly. Put into spray bottle and spray pets down. Be careful not to get in pets eyes. -- Use Borax throughout the house, sprinkle it on the carpets and let sit for a few hours, then vacuum. This should kill all the fleas and ticks in your home and on your pets. ....

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DIY Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs

Make your own flea and tick collar with essential oils with this simple DIY recipe. A short soak & overnight dry keeps flea and ticks off dogs for a month! A great budget tip and a simple way to save money on pets! ::


I bath my dog in Irish Springs Body Wash. I always heard that ticks don't like it so I have always bathed all my dogs in it plus they smell so good afterwards and their coats are shiny. Then after I pour some apple cider vinegar in my hand and put it all over his body and I must say Moose is always outside and before I quit using Irish springs and use a dog flea and tick shampoo and I found ticks on him so I went back to Irish Springs and I just started the apple cider and it works…


Use a lint roller right after being in the woods or on a brush walk.. for humans & pets: This could be the most important thing that you see me post! Ticks are an getting worse every year, and these things are as lethal as a venomous snake in the wrong scenario! Please not only read it, but share it! Make sure we get the word out about these tics and the disease they carry!...It's almost Summer! Time for camping, hiking and getting outside to play. Don't let those pesky annoying ticks stop…


6 – 8 drops Cedarwood essential oil 2 – 4 drops Lavender essential oil 1/4 cup water Mix ingredients in a small glass bowl. Submerge soft cloth or nylon collar in the mixture. Let collar absorb mixture for five minutes. Hang collar to dry completely before putting the collar back on your dog/cat. More