by Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM
Fleas! Everyone hates these blood-sucking parasites. Our war against fleas is
epic and ongoing, but each of us must fight our own individual battles. At Only
Natural Pet Store, we want to give you the best weapons: only what works, and
only what is safe for you, your pets, and the environment.
There are three fronts in every battle against fleas: the pet(s), the home, and
the outdoor environment. But before we sound the battle cry, we need to know our
If you live in a high-flea area, don’t wait until you see fleas on your
companion to treat your environment! If you live in an area with a predictable
flea season, begin the treatment a month before they appear. If you live where
flea season is every season, start now and treat your home regularly. Using
natural methods takes more effort than dropping a blob of pesticide on your
cat's or dog's back, but in the long run your pets, your family, and your
environment will be healthier!
For convenient starter kits for natural flea control, view our
Care Kits for dogs and cats.