Best way to keep flies off dogs?

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Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by nikegundog » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:27 am

The title says it all.

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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by mcbosco » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:41 am

Try 50/50 spray of apple cider vinegar see if it helps. Use a soaked paper towel on the head though.

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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by shags » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:08 am

Fly spray.

Keep the kennel/yard area clean and dry to reduce fly populations.

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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by mountaindogs » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:39 pm

Advantix, not advantage, helps repel flies. Bronco fly spray helps but really needs daily application, farnam fly's off did nothing for our flies. I fed garlic from Springtime, for a few years and it did help, especially with the advantix also, but takes about 4 weeks after starting the garlic to notice less flies.

I currently have another horse product that is working well. I have started to spray the shad fabric over the kennels and gravel all around the kennel also, and it's going fairly well. I have to look up the name. Nicest smelling bug repellant I have ever smelled. Which is to say I don't MIND the smell, but don't like it really.

This may seem obvious but it does make a big difference. Clean the kennels before the sun is up in the morning, with water also, and keep scooped poo away from the kennels.

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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by Cajun Casey » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:43 pm

Bronco's formula has changed and it should not be used on dogs.
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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by BillGraves » Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:07 pm

Keep the dog from peeing all over himself like mine does :roll: Those little gnats are all over him all the time because he always stinks like pee!

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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by Ahumphers91a » Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:09 pm

Buy those fly bags at Wally World as well. I have one on each corner of the kennel. It seems to reduce the flies time in the kennel because the attractant in the bags when mixed with water.

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Post by Crestonegsp » Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:57 pm

Absorbine UltraShield EX, the best fly spray for horse and dog
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Re: Best way to keep flies off dogs?

Post by gittrdonebritts » Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:59 pm

I've heard if you Buy a Pointer the flys will stay off your good dogs and bite the Pointer :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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