If you already had quite a few dogs during your lifetime, then I am sure you are already used to having and experiencing fleas and ticks infesting your beloved pet. With this, I can also guarantee how you already know how hard it can be most especially because it affects the overall health of your dog. One single female could already be able to lay around two thousand or more eggs. They can jump up to about a hundred times of their own height. These dog ticks like to suck the blood of your pets so they could be able to complete their reproductive cycle. Because of this, they cause mild or even severe skin irritations, tapeworm infestations and other harmful problems.
Ticks are quite known for being able to spread diseases because of how they feast on the blood of their host. That is why it is important for owners to prevent ticks from being able to infest their pets, most especially dogs! Ticks on dogs are really a great problem that most dog owners face. That is why we need a well known cure and prevention for these sorts of predicaments. There are also those natural approaches that could be used in order to save your dogs from the tick infestations. By actually adding garlic to the food you give your dogs, we can easily prevent tick infestations because of the odor it releases through the skin of your pet as the garlic is being metabolized. However, you should be able to use the proper amount of garlic in order for you to not be able to smell it on your dogs.
Not only will garlic help with your tick problems, but it also have a lot of health benefits that would be advantageous to not only you but most importantly for your beloved dog! It can actually boost your pet’s immune system so that blood clots are prevented, blood cholesterol is lowered and so much more. You should be able to know how much garlic to add in your dog’s diet. You should use garlic at least one to two days off per week or two weeks on and off again. Here is a list of the recommended amount:
For dogs weighing 10-15 pounds, half clove; 20-40 pounds, one clove; 45-70 pounds, two cloves; 75-90 pounds, two and a half cloves; and for those who are over a hundred pounds, three cloves.