Insect Repellant Spray

Using insect repellant sprays is one of the most effective ways to protect your dog from heartworms, eyeworms, and other parasitic worms that insects may carry, especially if you like bringing your pet outside or on travels. Below are a few of our favorites:

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Flys-Off Insect Repellent

Advantages
  • Repels mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, flies, and gnats
  • Protects for up to 12 hours
  • Has a nice smell
Downsides
  • Not waterproof
Our Review:
This bug spray offers long-lasting protection from mosquitoes, gnats, fleas, ticks, and flies. It can even be used to repel insects from furniture and beddings.
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Vet's Best Mosquito Repellent Spray

Advantages
  • All-natural and DEET-free
  • Has a pleasant smell
  • Can be used on both dogs and cats
Downsides
  • May need reapplication
Our Review:
This mosquito repellent spray does a great job of protecting both cats and dogs from pesky mosquitoes. It’s gentle yet effective and has no harsh chemical smell.
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Wondercide Natural Insect Repellant

Advantages
  • Protects against mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks
  • Contains no harsh chemicals
  • Safe for everyday use
Downsides
  • A bit pricey
Our Review:
This insect repellant provides protection from mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks. It has natural ingredients and can even be used to repel insects from indoor furniture.

Cat Flea and Tick Prevention Collars

Protect your cat from nasty fleas and ticks with long-lasting flea and tick collars.  We have selected the top collars and reviewed them for your convenience below.  Remember to always consult your pet’s veterinarian before using any products to make sure that they are safe and meet your pet’s needs!

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Healex Cat Flea Collar for Flea and Ticks

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Advantages
  • Amazon's choice
  • Veterinarian recommended
  • 100% natural ingredients
Downsides
  • One color
Our Review:
This product is veterinarian recommended and provides 8 months of continuous protection. The collar contains a blend of essential oils.
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Seresto Flea and Tick Collar- 8 Month Prevention

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Advantages
  • Amazon's choice
  • Vet recommended
  • Works through contact
Downsides
  • Need new collar after 8 months
Our Review:
This flea and tick collar provides 8 continuous months of protection. The collar works through contact, so fleas and ticks don't have to bite your cat to die.
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Rolf Club 3D FLEA Collar for Cats

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Advantages
  • 6 month protection
  • Waterproof
  • Quick effect
Downsides
  • Need new collar after 6 months
Our Review:
This collar protects your pet against fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes for 6 months. The non-toxic repellent used is safe for your pet, yet effective.

Pet Face and Eye Wipes

Pet face wipes are beneficial for cleaning the sensitive areas on a pet’s face, such as the eyes and nose.  Face wipes can be used to remove tear stains, secretions, and dried mucus, and they can also be used for overall facial cleaning.  Keep your pet healthy with one of our favorite products listed below:

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BarkLogic Dogs Paw and Face Wipes

Advantages
  • No Sulfates, Phthalates, Parabens, or PEG
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Made with plant-based materials
Downsides
  • May have strong scent
Our Review:
These gentle face wipes are safe for all dogs and use soothing Chamomile and cooling cucumber extracts to promote healthy skin.
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Arava Pet Eye Wipes

Advantages
  • Allergy free
  • Made for sensitive eyes
  • Free of chemicals
Downsides
  • May have strong scent
Our Review:
Clean your pet's eyes and face with these healthy, tear-free eye wipes. The company even offers a 30 days risk-free guarantee.
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Angel's Eyes Gentle Wipes

Advantages
  • Can be used daily
  • Helps reduce the risk of eye irritations and itchi
  • No rinsing needed
Downsides
  • May not remove all stains from fur
Our Review:
Use these wipes to remove dried mucus, secretions, and tear stains from your dog's face. It can be used on dogs and puppies alike.

Flea and Tick Home Spray

Keep your home flea and tick-free with a cleaning spray specially formulated to keep the pests away.  You can apply home spray to items such as furniture, bedding, pillows, carpet, and more!  Here are a few of our top picks:

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HARTZ UltraGuard Plus Flea & Tick Home Spray

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Advantages
  • Kills all stage of fleas and ticks
  • Added odor eliminating benefit
  • Prevents re-infestation
Downsides
  • Not for pet or humans
Our Review:
Use this spray to kill fleas, ticks, flea eggs, flea larvae, and pupae. This product also has a clean fresh scent to make your home smell good.
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Vet's Best Flea and Tick Home Spray for Cats

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Advantages
  • Formulated with cats in mind
  • Made with essential oils
  • Can be applied in the home
Downsides
  • May have a strong scent
Our Review:
This spray was made just for cats to kill fleas, flea larvae, eggs, and ticks by contact without harsh chemicals. You can also apply the spray on items in the home like furniture, pillows, carpets, and more.
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Bio Spot Active Care Flea and Tick Carpet and Upholstery Pow

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Advantages
  • Kills fleas and ticks
  • Kills 4 stages of the flea
  • Starts working on contact
Downsides
  • May need to use more than once
Our Review:
Use this product to kill fleas and ticks in your home. It works on all 4 stages of the flea: eggs, larvae, pupae, and adults.

Medicated Shampoo For Pets

If your pet has a worm infestation or an infection, we recommend using a medicated shampoo externally on your pet’s backside to treat the area.  A good shampoo can relieve itching and irritation, treat skin problems, and deodorize the treated area.  Here are some of our favorite products to try:

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Strawfield Pets Benzoyl Peroxide Shampoo for Dogs

Advantages
  • Treats infections
  • Safe for dog/puppy
  • Veterinary strength
Downsides
  • Strong scent
Our Review:
This shampoo is made by a family owned pet company, and contains Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%, micronized Sulfur 2%, and is antimcrobial, antibacterial, and antiseptic.
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Pet MD Antiseptic and Antifungal Medicated Shampoo

Advantages
  • Relieves itching
  • Nice scent
  • Minimize redness
Downsides
  • Does not lather
Our Review:
This shampoo helps relieves skin problems such as itching and redness.
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Bexley Labs Curaseb Antifungal & Antibacterial Shampoo

Advantages
  • Treats skin problems
  • Deodorizes
  • Nice scent
Downsides
  • Sticky residue
Our Review:
This is an effective antifungal & antibacterial shampoo that treats a variety of skin related problems. Bexley Labs is so confident in their products, that they offer a satisfaction guarantee.

Non-Liquid Bleach and Disinfectants

Unlike liquid bleach, bleach tablets and crystals are safer and more convenient to use. Whether you need to disinfect your home after a worm outbreak or simply clean the toilet, you’ll no longer have to deal with the mess that liquid bleach makes nor worry about spill-related accidents.

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GuardH Bleach Tablets

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Advantages
  • Works against Parvo and other pathogens
  • Non-messy & convenient to use
  • Can be used on floors, equipment, & clothing
Downsides
  • Has a strong smell
Our Review:
GuardH is our ultimate favorite! Not only is it very convenient to use but it's also proven effective against harmful pathogens whether they're onfloors or tiles, equipment, or fabric!
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DuPont Virkon-S Tablet Disinfectant

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Advantages
  • Comes in easy-to-use tablet form
  • Works against bacteria, viruses, and fungi
  • Kill bacteria within minutes
Downsides
  • Not recommended for porous surfaces
Our Review:
Virkon-S is highly recommended by veterinarians since it's known to work against many disease-causing pathogens. If you've recently had a worm or disease outbreak at home, you may want to try this out.
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Clorox Zero Splash Bleach Crystals

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Advantages
  • Non-messy & convenient to use
  • Multipurpose bleach
Downsides
  • Has a strong smell
Our Review:
This is great for those that want an all-purpose cleaner that's easier to control and less messy than liquid bleach. Plus, a little bit goes a long way with this one!

Protective Gear for Worm Disinfection

Since there are worms that can be transmitted from animals to humans (and vice-versa), it’s very important to protect yourself from head to toe when cleaning up after a pet that has or recently recovered from a worm infestation. The items below will ensure that you stay protected throughout the disinfection process.

Mask

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3M N95 Cool Valve Respirator

Advantages
  • Lightweight and comfortable to wear
  • Cool valve reduces heat buildup
  • Designed with adjustable nose clip
Downsides
  • May be too big for those with small faces
Our Review:
Definitely one of the best dust masks on the market! They fit comfortably and allow effortless breathing even if you wear them for long periods.
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Safeguard Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Advantages
  • Latex, powder, and allergen-free
  • Puncture-resistant
  • Textured fingers for better grip
Downsides
  • Size runs small
Our Review:
Whether you have sensitive skin or not, these gloves are a great option. We love that they're textured, thin but durable, and ambidextrous!
Coveralls

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ABC Microporous Coveralls

Advantages
  • Has zip-front, boots, hood, and elastic cuffs
  • Waterproof, lightweight, and breathable
  • Unisex and affordable
Downsides
  • For short-term use only
Our Review:
Heavy-duty yet lightweight and breathable, these coveralls are perfect for keeping yourself safe when removing infected feces and disinfecting contaminated areas after a worm outbreak at home.