Presented by Daniel Toriola Pets can be like a part of the family, and sometimes even a cherished part of every aspect of life. Pets like dogs and cats serve as loyal companions to people and are rewarded with tender loving care by their owners. Click here to know more What Can 5 Bucks Get You? To Start with, 50Gb Web Space, 1 Terrabyte of Data Transfer /month, Unlimited emails IDs and more! Hosted on Blazing Speed Quad Core Servers Only. Click here to know more Top ways to repel ticks with natural tick repellents By Elena Semick Tick bites can cause serious illnesses like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Anaplasmosis, Tick Associated Rash Illness, Babesiosis, and Monocytic Ehrlichoisis. Ticks can sometimes cause a deadly disease, Lyme Disease, leading to arthritis and severe nervous disorder. If you notice symptoms of any of these diseases, seek immediate medical attention. Therefore, always use tick repellent before venturing into forests or other tick-infested regions. A very simple tick repellent is using an insect repellent with DEET. Make liberal use of DEET insect repellent all over your hands and legs even if they are fully covered with clothing. Spray a little on your hair. Be very particular about protecting your back, your neck and at backside of your neck with such tick repellent as ticks normally lodge more at such places. If you want to keep off tick population, tick repellent can definitely prove useful. At the same time, prevent growth of tick population by keeping your lawns mowed and perfectly trimmed without any presence of tall grasses, brushes, or weeds. Ticks do not normally dwell on short grasses. Very common carriers of ticks into your home are your pet dogs and cats. It is therefore essential to check your pets for any ticks every time they return indoors after venturing in the open. Nevertheless, use any tick repellent on your pets like a tick collar, treating your pets with chemicals like Sevin, Ficam, and Dursban, Feeding garlic pills daily, or giving your pet a thorough bath using preventive tick repellents. Another effective tick repellent is Permethrin, an insecticide derived from flowers. Apply this repellent all over your body but avoid using on face. Also, do not ingest it. A similar tick repellent is citronella oil. This herbal mix also keeps away ticks effectively. If you are wary of using any tick repellent on your skin, try alternative techniques of combating ticks. Always dress in full clothing like wearing a complete ensemble of socks, enclosed shoes, hat, full shirt, long trousers, and gloves before going into woods or doing any gardening. You need to spray tick repellent on clothes and other accessories before wearing them. Choose to wear light-colored clothes as you can then clearly see any tick crawling on your clothing. Another herbal tick repellent is rose geranium oil. This oil repellent is commonly used on humans and 101 Ways To Attack Your Headache 101 Ways to Attack Your Headache BEFORE the Pain Starts! My guide shows you 101 ways to beat headache pain forever! Page 1 Presented by Daniel Toriola pet dogs. Palmerosa oil is also an effective repellent for ticks. However, many prefer not using these repellents on pet cats. You can apply few drops of these repellents on your dogâ€™s collar to keep away ticks. Other natural solutions to tick problems are applying moisturizing lotions like aloe or cocoa butter on your skin. You can try making a tick repellent. Mix two tablespoons of almond oil, nut oil, or vegetable oil with ten to twenty-five drops of Rose Geranium oil or Palmerosa oil in a glass jar. Shake well to allow perfect blending. Dab few drops on your skin or clothing to keep away ticks. Avoid applying mixture on or anywhere close to eyes. This mixture has a shelf life of six months. Elena Semick writes for RepelAll.com â€“ a repellents related information resource and online community. Visit http://www.RepelAll.com to protect your family and enjoy in your outdoors activities by applying various repellents. Easy Ways To Get Quality Links 7 video tutorials showing easy ways to get tons of links. Page 2 Presented by Daniel Toriola Controlling Tick Exposure By Kelly Marshall Ticks are worldwide, there are over 800 species, and they feed on the blood of an animal to survive. Ticks attach themselves to animals or people, which is called a host and they begin to lay eggs. The eggs are in an inactive stage at first, then they grow into larvae and they must feed on blood to continue to the next stage. After that, they become a nymph and then an adult. It takes from one to two years to become an adult. Many ticks carry diseases in their saliva, most known are Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease. It’s hard to see ticks because they do not fly or jump on their host. They climb to the tops of blades of grass and extend their legs and wait for something to brush against them and then they attach and look for a place to bury their heads. Not all ticks are infected but you can’t tell that by just looking at them, its best to remove any tick that is on you. A tick that is crawling on you cannot transmit disease. Most ticks hide in areas such as the woods or in brush piles, many animals find these places comforting but don’t know the real danger. Make sure to keep your lawn neat, ticks love to hide in brush piles and areas that are wooded and if they are close to your home, you are giving them an invitation to come in. If you have to put up a fence to keep out wild animals, do so; this will eliminate any animals wondering into your yard or onto your property. Remember children do not know the dangers of ticks; therefore, you must keep play areas away from wooded areas. If you have to spray for ticks, find a company that can do it professionally. If you are careless, you could contaminate drinking water and poison your pets. If you do find a tick on your or a family member, you need to carefully remove the tick. Do not yank on the tick’s body because it will only bury its head deeper and cause its mouthpiece to break off and stay inside your skin. Use tweezers and gently pull on the tick so its whole body stays intact. Lighting a match to it might cause the tick to release more saliva into your system and if it’s infected, you will need to consult a physician. In order to limit your exposure to ticks, if you plan to hike in wooded areas, you should wear light colored clothing so you can see whether there are any ticks are crawling on you. Tuck your pants into your socks so ticks can't crawl up your socks onto your skin. You can use DEET to repel them but it doesn’t last very long, also DEET can make children sick. You should inspect every part of your body once you return to a neutral place. Check children thoroughly, armpits, ears, hair and private areas. Follow these steps and you will not have any problems. This article was written by Kelly Marshall of http://www.ohmydogsupplies.com - stop by today for superior dog food storage containers. The Beginner's Guide To Natural Living A book devoted to teaching how to live the natural lifestyle. Page 3 Presented by Daniel Toriola Related eBooks: Controlling Tick Exposure Ticks And Your Pet Dogs and Lyme Disease Lyme Disease Treatment in Pets How to Keep Your Dog Tick-Free Get more Free PDF eBooks at FreePDFeBooks.com Related Products: Speaking in Tongues - explained!! Create a Website in 5 Days Clever HTML Natural Pain Management 147 Killer Epublishing Strategies Malamaal.com: A genuine resource center for Quality Ebooks and Softwares This PDF eBook is for free Distribution only, it cannot be SOLD BaseballMaster.Com Advanced Baseball Instruction. 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