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Boxer is getting bitten by mozzie's

My 2 y o boxer boy is continually getting bitten by mosquitoes. We have never had this happen before but have had heaps of rain. Is there something safe to put on his coat?


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The first thing I would do is purchase an insect repellent specifically designed for dogs. You should be able to find this at your pet store.

Another couple of tips would be to make sure there is no stagnant water around the backyard (their bowl perhaps), avoid walking them during peak mosquito times and try to keep non mesh windows closed.

Above all else, do not use a human repellant as it contains toxins which are harmful to our pets.

Good luck


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