Thursday, November 6, 2014
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
For all you buyers and sellers out there, we would like to give the meaning of all those terms that manufacturers use to confuse the consumer. “Natural” seems to be the most popular, and will be the focus of a number of pet publications, and has been for some time. It's just one of many terms you need to thoroughly understand... whether as a consumer ("what am I really buying?") or as a retailer ("how do I explain this correctly to the customer?").
Posted by Adelia Ritchie at 2:02 PM
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
|Fossilized diatoms are very sharp under high magnification!|
|The Flea Cycle - from egg to adult is about 3 weeks|
- Begin with a thorough vacuuming of the house. This includes any pet bedding, couches, and other areas your pets like to sleep. Be sure to empty and clean the vacuum canister or dispose of the vacuum bag after each use!
- Wash any bedding your pets use as you normally would.
- Give your pet a bath with our organic Flea Shampoo Bar. This will eliminate fleas from the coat without toxins or chemicals.
- When your dog is completely dry, sprinkle Flea Dust lightly on your dog and lightly massage it into their coat for added protection. Our Flea Dust is perfectly safe for pets and people, but deadly to insects.
- Sprinkle Flea Dust throughout the home, focusing on areas where pets like to sleep. (Note: Daily vacuuming is important to flea control. Each time you vacuum, you should reapply Flea Dust to bedding and floors).
- Begin by removing dead foliage, such as leaves or old sticks.
- Cut back excess weeds and keep the lawn well mowed.
- Sprinkle a fine layer of DERMagic Flea Dust around the yard wherever your pet spends time. Our 1-lb bag is perfect for this use and it’s affordable as well!
Posted by Adelia Ritchie at 2:07 PM
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
When Your Dog Has a
Yeast Infection or Alopecia X (Black Skin Disease)
|Striker the Pom - Day One|
|Striker - Full coat 6 months later|
- Scratching the ears, or head shaking
- Lethargy and loss of appetite
- Chewing or licking the feet, and dark rusty-red hair between the toes
- Cyclic manifestation of symptoms (appearing in the spring and “going away” in the fall)
- Hair loss on the tail and upper back
- Speckles (like tiny black dots) on the underbelly or rust-coloration around the genitals
- A foul funky smell and greasy hair (seborrhea), often accompanied by heavy dandruff
- Baldness from having been closely shaved
- Any black skin, especially if associated with hair loss.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
|It's a Cat-astrophe!|
We believe there are better ways, starting with not bathing them very often at all. Generally, a large part of their day is spent grooming themselves, and they do a very fine job on their own. And most cats But long-haired cats can get oily and matted, and older cats may not be able to groom themselves as thoroughly as they once did, and some cats just get into dirty stuff and will need a bath to freshen up.
|So, where is my tiara?|
Posted by Adelia Ritchie at 5:28 PM