Is Your House Killing Your Dog?

Written by Dr GW Graham

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Molds produce chemical groups like Ochratoxins, Aflatoxins and Trichothecenes. In high concentrations these chemicals cause cancer for people and dogs. Doctors and vets have known this for almost 30 years.

But these toxins are slow onset problem makers. This means that it may take a few years forrepparttar cancers to develop. So your dog may feel great up tillrepparttar 141795 moment that it is too late.

Where else do we find mold in high concentrations? Inrepparttar 141796 basement, of course. People quite often have a beautiful sleeping area for their dogs in basements.

"Okay, I believe you. What can I do?"

1. Keep cleaning products sealed in plastic containers.

2. Buy cleaning products WITHOUT bleach.

3. Clean up all spills immediately.

4. Keep washer and dryer open when not in use. (To stop mold)

5. Keeprepparttar 141797 laundry room door open to air out.

6. Periodically sprayrepparttar 141798 rooms with a solution of grape fruit seed extract or Tea Tree Oil to prevent mold growth.

If you plan to keep your dog healthy, you have to start thinking about it today.

For 30 years, Dr Graham has been helping people treat and prevent disease by showing them how to live in a clean environment.

How To Protect Your Pets From Fleas And Ticks

Written by Bridget Mwape

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Regular cleaning of bedding combined with thorough vacuuming of furniture and floors will help to destroy each stage ofrepparttar flea's life cycle. Frequently vacuum floors, upholstered furniture, and areas where pets may sleep indoors. Treat animal bedding by boiling, or use animal-safe insecticides or other products recommended by your vet. (Visit to see what’s available)

When treatingrepparttar 141758 yard, don't forget to treat under bushes and in flower beds. If pets travel inrepparttar 141759 car, treat car seats and carpets as well.

You should continue to vacuumrepparttar 141760 house frequently and thoroughly. Throw awayrepparttar 141761 dust bag (vacuum cleaner bags) from your vacuum after each use to prevent any flea eggs and larvae from developing. Don't allow pets to roam and pick up fleas from other animals and keep pets out of hard to clean areas.

PROFESSIONAL FLEA CONTROL Once fleas are established, eliminating them requires persistence. If home treatments are ineffective, professional extermination may be needed. Further advice on methods of treatment can be obtained fromrepparttar 141762 environmental health officer at your local council, or a commercial pest control company. You can also pay a visit to your veterinarian who will recommend services or products suitable to treat your pet and your home.

Copyright © 2005. Bridget Mwape of Pet Care Supplies UK: which offers thousands of products to help you care for your pets. This article may be reprinted as long as all the above links are active and clickable.

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