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Catch and kill fleas
July 2020

Catch and kill fleas

If the dear cat or the dog has brought fleas home with them, then sometimes they jump on humans. Since the critters can not be killed by hand or a handkerchief because they are too hard, you do the...

Flea trap without chemistry
July 2020

Flea trap without chemistry

Place a bedside lamp with a weak light bulb on the floor or in the corner of the room to be treated. Place a large flat container about 10 cm high in the light circle of the lamp. Fill it with water...

Flea trap: candle and detergent
July 2020

Flea trap: candle and detergent

If you are molested by a flea, there is a remedy that I have learned in Portugal. Take a flat plate, place a candle in the center of the plate (attach with wax drops), add water and add a drop of...

Flea destruction for low to medium flea infestation
July 2020

Flea destruction for low to medium flea infestation

Fleas are sometimes the most annoying animals that torture us and our dear pets. To get rid of the animals and their unborn brood, you should proceed as follows: 1. Free the animal from fleas This is...

Lure fleas from the reserve and destroy them
July 2020

Lure fleas from the reserve and destroy them

If your cat brought you fleas instead of mice, do not panic! My tip for a quick success is: At the new place of residence of the fleas place some soup plates with water. Then you put in the middle of...

Anti-tick remedies in dogs
July 2020

Anti-tick remedies in dogs

Every dog ​​owner knows the problem with the ticks. This year it was extreme for us (NRW). After each walk, I was able to get at least one tick in each of our two Golden Retrievers, but mostly there...

Dust mites with tea tree oil from the bed
July 2020

Dust mites with tea tree oil from the bed "hunt"

You do not see house dust mites, you do not hear, you do not smell ... and yet they are there and can annoy allergy sufferers. Especially in bed, the beasts feel most comfortable! One thing they...

Pick up tick after bite for inspection by the doctor
July 2020

Pick up tick after bite for inspection by the doctor

If you or a family member is bitten by a tick, then I advise you to keep the ticks pulled out with the tweezers in a jar and show them to the family doctor. Then you can tell immediately whether the...

Dust mites - use heavy cold now: winter cold against mites
July 2020

Dust mites - use heavy cold now: winter cold against mites

The tip is not new and I remembered when I saw the balcony of my neighbor. She is storing a few pillows there (packed in bags) and other things like carpet rugs, blankets (on a leash). Allergy...

Spring, sun, tick time - mistakes about ticks
July 2020

Spring, sun, tick time - mistakes about ticks

The six biggest mistakes around the dangerous arachnid: Ticks fall from the tree! Proper clothing protects! Bite ticks! With timely removal of the tick is no danger! Early summer meningoencephalitis...