Sample script: Natural flea and tick repellants
Ms. Jones: What natural products can I use on my pet to repel ticks and fleas?
You: I understand your desire to use natural products for your pet. It is true that some natural products and supplements may be beneficial to pets when given under the supervision of a veterinarian. However, when it comes to fleas and ticks, natural products and home remedies simply aren’t effective. In fact, some natural ingredients can do more harm than good. Steer clear of feeding your pet garlic and herbs, as these can be toxic. Also, avoid applying topical essential oils, which can irritate skin and overwhelm your pet’s hypersensitive sense of smell.
Please be sure to contact us before using a natural product or home remedy on your pet so we can make sure it is safe first. For fleas and ticks, it’s best to choose a product that has been proven through lots of research to be safe and effective. I’d be happy to go over the flea and tick prevention products recommended by our veterinarian.