Natural Flea Tick Remedies

This page introduces some commercial products that use natural ingredients to control and repel fleas and ticks. Natural flea and tick control is milder and safer for your dog and more eco-friendly. Check out these products for your dog!

More and more dog parents are concerned about the potential harmful effects of conventional flea control products (e.g. flea collar, dips, flea bombs, etc.), not only on their dogs, but also on human family members and the environment. As a result, many dog parents opt for natural flea tick remedies that are milder and safer for all concerned.

There are herbs and essential oils that can be used to effectively repel pests such as fleas and ticks.

If you do not want to concoct your own natural flea remedies by yourself from scratch, this page recommends some effective flea tick remedies that are available at some pet stores. All the products on this page are made from natural ingredients that are safe for us, our dogs, and the environment.

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Shampoo to Control Fleas and Ticks


Only Natural Pet Herbal Defense Shampoo For Pets

This shampoo and conditioner is made with 70% organic ingredients, neem oil and other natural ingredients that are effective in repelling not only fleas and ticks, but also mosquitoes and other bugs that bite.

Essential Oil Sprays


Ark Naturals Neem Protect Spray for Cats and Dogs

The main ingredient in this spray is Neem oil which is renowned for its insect-repelling power. In fact, this oil has widely been used for ages in Asia as an insect repellent. Neem is natural and safe on pets, and may help reduce the risk of infections, itching and other skin flare-up from insect bites.

Only Natural Pet Herbal Defense Spray

This spray contains several effective flea-repellent essential oils such as lemongrass, neem, and citronella. The oils are highly diluted and therefore the spray is safe for use even on cats.

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Flea Powder


Fleago Natural Flea Control

This powder contains a borate crystal salt which is not toxic to people and pets. The salt mechanically dissolves the outer coating that protects fleas as well as their eggs and larvae. The good thing about killing pests mechanically (as opposed to chemically) is that, the pests cannot develop immunity to the substance.

Please note that this powder is NOT to be used on our pets - only on our carpets and upholstery.

Only Natural Pet All-in-One Flea Remedy

This powder contains diatomaceous earth (DE), a mineral substance formed by the fossil remains of prehistoric algae. While non-toxic to people and pets, at the microscopic level, it is razor-sharp and is lethal to insect pests like fleas and ticks, whose shells are cut as the powder covers their bodies. Fleas, along with their eggs and larvae, become dehydrated and die within hours when exposed to this powerful substance.

Similar to the borate crystal salt as described above, DE kills pests mechanically, not chemically. Therefore, pests cannot develop immunity to the effect. It is also more environmentally-friendly because it does not release any chemicals or toxins that may harm our surroundings.

This powder can be safely applied directly in your dog's fur as well as the living environment, such as the dog's bed, carpets, furniture, and even in the yard.

Herbal Squeeze-On


Only Natural Pet Herbal Defense Squeeze-On Medium Dog

This herbal "squeeze-on" contains Geraniol (an extract from Geranium) and Peppermint extract. These two herbs are well known for their pest-repelling properties. In particular, Geraniol is 400% more effective than citronella at repelling fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Instead of using the conventional "spot-on" flea repellents, which can cause a lot of skin irritations as well as long-term health problems to dogs, try this natural and safe alternative to protect your dog from pests.

EasyDefense Flea & Tick Tag


Only Natural Pet EasyDefense Flea & Tick Tag

This EasyDefense Flea & Tick Tag is a safe, chemical-free way to keep harmful pests (fleas, ticks, mosquitoes) off of your dog. It utilizes your dog's own energy to create a natural barrier to pests. The process operates with quantum mechanic's refined frequencies, and is somewhat similar to the basic principles of homeopathy. (It does not use traditional energy forms like electrical, chemical, thermal, magnetic, or radioactive.) Of course, it does not use any harmful chemicals so the tag is totally safe for pets and humans!

The EasyDefense Tag begins to work in about 3 weeks, and it will remain effective for up to a year.

Click on the picture to check it out! Your dog will be grateful if you do.

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Remedies for Internal Use


Only Natural Pet Brewer's Yeast and Garlic Tablets

As discussed in our page on Natural Flea Control, we have to fight fleas from "the inside out". This supplement contains brewer's yeast and garlic that are effective in strengthening our dogs' immune system and are also effective in repelling fleas and ticks. In addition, the supplement can provide relief to allergic issues affecting dogs' skin.

Only Natural Pet Blood and System Herbal Formula

This herbal supplement contains herbs such as Echinacea, Burdock, Licorice, Sarsaparilla, Red Clover, and more. They work synergistically to enhance the immune system and to detoxify and cleanse the blood. A good supplement to boost the immunity of your dog!

Newton Homeopathics Flea and Bug Bite

This homeopathic remedy provides fast relief to symptoms (e.g. itching, swelling, and pain) caused by bug bites and stings from common pests.

It is to be given orally, not topically.

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