Springtime Bug Off Garlic Granules for Dogs is a safe, natural, flea and tick repellent. Toy dogs Under 20 lb 1 per day Small dogs 20-40 lb 2 per day Medium dogs 40-80 lb 4 per day Large dogs 80-120 lb 6 per day Giant dogs 120 lb & up 8+ per day Please allow time to “build up” in the system. Society garlic are usually planted in rows or as a border. Cash, LT and Soda. In areas of heavy infestation, dosage may be doubled or tripled. Even the most ancient of civilizations were aware of the medicinal properties of garlic. I don't want stank garlic smelling dogs. 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Some of the testimonials said that. Other works discussing how effective raw garlic is a bug repellant when applied topically to ears of cats and dogs. Feeding your dog garlic can also help make him less appealing to insects. Springtime's air-dried garlic takes that benefit to a new level and is far safer than many chemical products. I didn't find any ticks on them all summer, but we don't go out in the wooded areas that often. [quote=biscuit]I worry about giving garlic - the blood cell problems. I use Frontline on everyone but the Crested(I don't know how his skin would react and he never seems to have any ticks). Yeah, that's why I'm thinking the plain granules may be better--less ingredients for them to react to or not like. Essential oils - Many essential oils can be harmful to dogs, especially if they are not properly diluted and applied with a carrier oil that is also safe for dogs. Too much of anything can be toxic for your dog, even water! That was the last day any of them got them. There is a lot of controversy surrounding dogs and garlic on the Internet. Here in Central Jersey the ticks are very bad as the deer here are out of control in population. Springtime Bug Off Garlic Granules for Dogs is a safe, natural, flea and tick repellent. Anyway, someone mentioned the Bug Off Garlic on another thread and they are supposed to be good for ticks as well. Hmmm, it looks really interesting! Well I don't know about a breath smell from the tablets Paige, but I've given my guys fresh garlic in the past. Amazon's Choice for bug off garlic for dogs. It boosts blood cells that kill harmful microbes. I still have a gazillion bottles of this stuff - I keep trying to give it away but am too lazy to drop it in the mail. I can tell you that no mosquitos will touch my dogs. Bug Off Garlic is a powerful and safe way to protect your horse or dog from fleas, ticks, and other biting insects BEFORE they bite. I use the Springtime products and am very happy with them. Society garlic is said to ward off animals and pests such as dogs, cats, deer, groundhogs, moles, rabbits, gophers, snails, snakes and a variety of bugs. As we know that garlic belongs to allium family so onions and garlic belong to the same family and foods of this family contain thiosulfate which is good for human beings but not for dogs. Some say that garlic can kill dogs. Nick was the only one who could stomach them... except one day he decided they were "not food" and picked each tiny broken piece out of his bowl and piled it up beside it. I feed the garlic to my dogs but found my Border Collie wouldn't eat her food with the garlic in it so I don't feed it to her. In my opinion, it is extremely unlikely that any dog would ever voluntarily eat the amount of raw garlic necessary to reach the minimum toxic dose. Dose - 1/2 lb (equal to about 78 cloves) per 100 lbs body weight is the amount force-fed to study dogs each day for seven straight days. I think that stinky geranium is the kicker for me, it keeps the mosquitos off me too. And some cats. If you have questions about how society garlic can be useful in keeping dogs and other animal and pests away from certain areas of your yard or away from some of your delicate landscape plants and shrubs call us today. Anyway, I just wondered if anyone has used them? Society garlic is said to ward off animals and pests such as dogs, cats, deer, groundhogs, moles, rabbits, gophers, snails, snakes and a variety of bugs. Hello Select your address Explore DIY & craft ideas. This is primarily because it’s a “kissing cousin” of the onion, which definitely is toxic to dogs. Is It Safe For Dogs To Eat Garlic? Most natural veterinarians who recommend feeding raw garlic stay well under 10% of that amount. The spray I use on the K'man is water with lavendar and geranium and sometimes I put in rosemary. I don't like all the chemicals out there especially being put in or on our dog. When you actually look at the amount of garlic that is required to cause damage, it’s a lot: close to a full head of garlic for a small dog, or multiple heads of garlic for a larger dog. I have used their Fresh Factors already on one of our family dogs years ago and I didn't tell anyone that I was giving them to the dog and my parents definitely noticed a difference in him. I have been using the garlic granuals and no the dogs don't give off a garlic smell. I know garlic is toxic to dogs. As a dog lover, you may have heard about this issue. Anyway, they hate the spray, so I thought I would use only the "collars," but I figured if these Bug Off Garlic things would work, I would give them a try too. I stopped using frontline that I was rotating with advantix for 3 1/2 years without a tick. Re: Has anyone used Springtime Bug Off Garlic? Why give garlic anyway. Although best known for its health protective properties, garlic has been used as an insect repellent for centuries. And that’s about it! Hello, Yes, your dog can eat after he has his soft chews. So I guess it is helping and I'll keep on feeding the garlic. I'm resurrecting an old thread to see how this went: Susan, did the bug off work? I'm not so concerned with breath so much as I am the actual dog. Bug Off Garlic air-dried powder is virtually impossible to overfeed. I recently starting giving my dogs their Longevity product. If your dog weighs less than ten pounds, cut a ¼ clove of garlic in half and give ⅛ clove. Conclusions on Garlic Safety. Bug Off Garlic is a powerful, natural, and safe way to protect your horse or dog from fleas, ticks, no-see-ums, and other biting insects. Garlic. For thousands of years, garlic has been used in traditional medicine. Would some of these pro garlic users give their dogs grapes, because evidence tells us that as little as ONE grape can kill a healthy dog. It does take a few weeks to work, and at this point in the year it may not even be worth fooling with. Air-dried garlic granules provide a 24-hour shield against fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, gnats, flies, and other biting insects. Don’t feed your dog that much garlic under any circumstance. We've gotten burps in the face a few times, eww wee, talk about garlic breath! Anyway, someone mentioned the Bug Off Garlic on another thread and they are supposed to be good for ticks as well. I still may try it at some point though--it sure would be nice if it worked. So I think it's safe to say that garlic is beneficial for dogs with suppressed immune systems and dogs fighting cancer. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, between 20% and 40% of dogs in North America are diagnosed by animal behaviorists as having separation anxiety. Robin, I have a spray as well, but the "collar" seemed to work pretty well before, but Riley actually had a tick crawling by his eye--which is pretty close to the collar! Improved Immune System: Garlic has helped many dogs with a suppressed immune system. This is because they have a high concentration of thiosulphate. At the end of the day, we want what’s best for our furry companions, and being aware of what chemicals you expose them to is key for their living a long, comfortable life. According to veterinary experts the metabolism of garlic in dogs occurs differently as compared to human beings. It was a little tough on one dog's digestive system to start out with but they're all ok now. You can give ¼ clove of garlic per ten pounds (use regular sized garlic, not jumbo). Some of the testimonials said that. It’s undeniable that garlic promotes good health. I would always favor fresh, raw garlic over anything pre-processed though. Our article will guide you in using this herb safely and regularly for your four-legged friend. Is Garlic Safe For Dogs? I used the Bug-Off Garlic for my dogs this past summer. Garlic is safe and even beneficial in small, reasonable doses. A lot of positive and negative information you get about garlic for dogs. It takes a couple of weeks for garlic to build up in your dog’s natural coat oil, so start feeding it before the bug season starts. I use d.e. Many sources believe that garlic is toxic to dogs and it should never be used in dog food. Garlic As A Flea And Tick Repellent Garlic may help you in the war on fleas and ticks if you feed it to your dogs during flea and tick season. But yes, it worked nicely. I don’t bathe my dogs too much during flea and tick season. I'm going to end up using Frontline I think. I don't give garlic daily, so can't speak to that...I do give KaeJae Black Walnut in a very low amount 3-5 days a week, but then again, he nevers gets out in an area where he could pick up a tick...the area where I let him out in the yard is mulched with cypress mulch, so no grass and when I walk him, it's not out in the woods...but on our property, ticks, knock on wood are not a problem. Too bad it has brewer's yeast; that's the one thing I know of that Gingerbread is allergic too. Â We can even add the landscape beds you want with society garlic and other plants and shrubs in the right combination to add beauty to your property while keeping four legged furry friends at a distance. I wasn't sure that garlic worked on ticks, I thought it only worked on fleas, but we don't have a problem with fleas at all. 61 $7.99 $7.99. Special precautions should be taken for puppies, anemic dogs, or dogs with Lupus but, by and large, most dogs may benefit from eating garlic. The company "Springtime", says their product is safe. In fact, by consuming garlic, the dog can repel fleas on its own. Garlic is safe for dogs in moderation. It may take Bug Off Garlic two to four weeks to permeate all tissues. Actually, I see they do have granules listed in the dog section--maybe that's new. Just bumping this up because I got a notice in the mail from Springtime and they're having a buy 2, get 2 free sale on all dog products until December. Â They can be planted @ 1 foot apart and will not usually grow larger than 2′ wide and tall. 9. Best of all, Bug Off Garlic doesn't come with the dangerous and painful effects common to sprays and spot-on chemicals for flea and tick control. Moderate garlic supplementation in the diets of even healthy dogs can boost their immunity and prevent cancer. Somehow, I can't imagine that garlic would work on ticks, but I do wonder. Our own dogs eat garlic regularly and so have all of our dogs over the years. Save 5% more with Subscribe & Save. Garlic, on the other hand, simply does not contain the same thiosulphate concentration as onions do. I'm trying to think of anything. Onions trigger Heinz body hemolytic anemia. It works for my dogs... but unfortunately also gives them the blowouts. But garlic has been used for centuries as a medicinal aid by humans. I never got the product, so I can't say if it worked or not. $4.61 $ 4. http://www.springtimeinc.com/product/148/2. I use "Bug Off Garlic" for flea control. Garlic in reasonable amounts is not a problem. With COVID keeping us at home more than normal, it’s likely our pets have grown more accustomed to our presence on a … In that experiment, four healthy mixed breed dogs were fed 1.25ml of garlic extract per kilogram of bodyweight for seven days. Healthy Liver: Garlic has been shown to be a powerful detoxifier, helping the liver get rid of toxins from the body. I don't smell the garlic on the dogs just after they eat in the morning when I give it to them and it can knock you over for the smell for about 10 minutes after they eat. Garlic is nature’s insect repellent. They ate it right up and other then the garlic-y breath right after eating they didn't smell garlic-y. However, you can smell the garlic when you open the container. “Onions have about 15 times the ability of garlic to damage red blood ce… In fact, the thiosulphate in it is barely traceable and readily excreted. If the bf eats too much kimchi I can smell it on him and it's icky. The only ingredient is air-dried garlic granules (I just went and looked) so you definitely know that there isn't anything bad in it. So I keep trying again. I have used their Fresh Factors already on one of our family dogs years ago and I didn't tell anyone that I was giving them to the dog and my parents definitely noticed a difference in him. Discuss topics ranging from general care to diet, vaccinations etc. The vet clinic I go to gave me a printoff from Poison Control, that indicated you should not use any garlic product (even for flea control) because it is toxic to dogs. Â These characteristics make it a great bedding plant (for landscape beds). So, it’s frequently added to many commercial dog foods and treats. I used Frontline last year on Marley and have never put any on Paris or Chester. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Garlic’s claimed benefits include: Anti-bacterial properties; Flea and worm control; Digestive support; However, some warn that garlic is toxic … Then, you try to find out about the right answer. Quite right Robbie, but my earlier point is this. RIP Zippy - January 11, 1994 to April 9, 2012. Cats that are mean. Natural Bug Off Garlic. Nutri-Vet Brewers Yeast with Garlic Chewables, 500 Count. Garlic is widely regarded as a safe and healthy supplement. On the other hand, some argue that garlic is also good for dog health and even encourages dog appetite. Landscape Renovation – Proper Plant Size, Proper Plant Spacing. everywhere you go...I would say you do the best you can and get the ticks off as soon as you see them. Despite garlic’s known toxicity, some websites and well-meaning dog owners recommend garlic supplements for dogs as part of a natural wellness plan or as a flea and tick preventative. Â If you have a neighborhood dog that continually is going to the bathroom in the same area or disturbing flowers in a certain area of your landscaping, adding one or several society garlic may deter the dog from returning to that area. I was the one that posted the link on the Bug Off and yes it does work. First, it’s important to note the source of your garlic, which means you should stick with fresh, raw garlic. Air-dried garlic granules provide a 24-hour shield against fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, gnats, flies, and other biting insects. Â Consider adding society garlic to the adjacent landscape bed. Pest Repellant: Garlic won’t kill fleas or ticks, but the taste will deter them away from your dog. If a dog has certain symptoms there are plenty of known safe remedies that you don’t need to risk your dogs life with. The garlic odor dissipates quickly from human smell but will keep pests away for days without leaving any noticeable taste or smell on plants meant for consumption. Best Sellers Customer Service Today's Deals Customer Service Today's Deals Is garlic safe for dogs? This equates to 5g of whole garlic per kilogram bodyweight per day, which means a 20kg dog was fed the equivalent of 100g of fresh garlic per day. Since I have started using it this year I have not found one tick. 4.2 out of 5 stars 576. For the last few decades, however, garlic has been regarded as toxic to dogs. So, I'm thinking of trying something else before I use Advantix, which is my absolutely last resort. Has anyone used Springtime Bug Off Garlic? They are best avoided as they can cause skin irritation, GI upset if licked off, and even more severe symptoms depending on the type of oil and concentration that is used. I started with the bug-off garlic about 5 weeks ago here in CT. and found 3 deer ticks on roxy in the last week. Does Logan get ticks as well. Bug Off Garlic is Safe for Dogs A Japanese study* proves that garlic toxicity is almost impossible to reach. They just gross me right the heck out. Today, even with my essential oil T-shirt collar on Riley, he still got a tick. I sometimes wonder if it is the body chemistry of the dog/person. It sort of became an experiment as the only dog of my pack of four (the others being a Dalmatian/Lab mix, BC mix and a hairless Chinese Crested),that I have found a tick on this winter is Molly the BC. I was out with them one nicht and was looking at a callus on one of my girls, I noticed that they would not touch the dog but were quite adamant about eating my arm. Â Though it’s said that it’s not as strong and offensive as regular garlic, it’s still said to have a distinctive odor that animals and pests don’t care for. Always use US grown organic fresh whole clove garlic. Vetnique Labs. Here are just the garlic granules. Susan, did you lightly spritz Riley all over, or just have it on his tshirt? but obviously on your long walks you can't use d.e. [quote=Carson_Crazies]It works for my dogs... but unfortunately also gives them the blowouts. [/quote]. When a dog is given even small amounts of garlic, it can help treat flea problems naturally. Do you have neighborhood dogs causing damage to your lawn or landscaping? Veterinarians versed in natural alternatives use garlic in their private practices throughout the world. Also, right now Riley is having some digestive issues so at least for him I don't know if it's a good idea. Get it as soon as Tue, Mar 24. I worry about giving garlic - the blood cell problems. I'll be interested in hearing other opinions of the Bug Off. Our knowledgeable landscape staff is here to help. Beyond these sorts of works and a few others that focus on garlic in the environment, in their bedding, in the fields animals graze in, I can’t find a single study that supports the hypothesis that raw garlic has a protective effect from fleas on dogs. No ticks here either, we have tons of deer too. I know, I also wondered if just giving whole cloves in their food would help as well?? Ticks are my kryptonite and finding one on my dog makes me want to give the dog away. Â It’s not aggressive, it’s easy to maintain, loves the Florida climate, it’s a pretty addition to a landscape bed and it’s useful to keep animals and pests away. Frontline doesn't keep ticks off just kills them after they bite the dog within I believe 24 hrs. Explore bugs off garlic for dogs ... Glandex is 100% all natural and safe for long term use! Â If you don’t have a landscape bed in the area you may want to consider adding a small narrow one containing a border of society garlic. I actually use the granuals listed in the horse section as opposed to the wafers listed in the dog section. I just started using the granuals (about mid-summer) and was planning on keeping them on all year, since we still walk in the fields thru the winter. They've been on it for about 6 weeks now. Society garlic has a strong pungent odor. I just bought some of the granules b/c we fought like crazy last year with fleas and ticks. Answered on Feb 28, 2019 See full answer Can my dog eat afyer he has his chews. They are apparently back again, but my collar didn't really work. Susan, I've used the chewables. 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