Battling Fleas, Ticks, & Mosquitoes: Pet Health Care or Billion Dollar Pet Industry?
By Drs. Jeannie Thomason & Kim Bloomer
We all look forward to sharing some fun in the sun with our pets during the summer. However, this is also the time of year when many of us grow concerned over how to protect our pets from fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. The big pharmaceutical companies not only know this, but they actually motivate our fears so that weâ€™ll use their products to â€œprotectâ€ our pets from such scary bugs as fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. They have us believing that lurking in every nook and cranny are all these nasty pests, just waiting to consume our pets with their infectious diseases. They would have us believe that unless we use their toxic chemicals in fancy packages – advertised using cute puppies and kittens – that our dogs and cats will be sitting ducks (so to speak) for all the fleas, ticks and mosquitoes in the neighborhood. They tell us this so often and in so many forms of media that many tend to believe this fear-mongering and surrender to the purchase and use of these toxic pesticides on their pets. <--Read The Entire Article Here–>