Diatomaceous Earth For Pets
Diatomaceous for Pets page is to provide a summation of how our Diatomaceous Earth for pets can help kill and prevent insects like fleas, ticks, and mites from infesting them and your home. Our best friends come in all shapes and sizes. Protect them from fleas and other crawling insects with Crawling Insect Control Diatomaceous earth. Thoroughly treat floor and bedding in and around pets’ sleeping quarters. Treat surrounding cracks and crevices, baseboards, carpeting, and wherever fleas and other crawling insects are suspected.
Crawling Insect Control Diatomaceous Earth kills by physical action, not chemical. After walking or crawling through the product, the tiny diatoms polish off the insect’s waxy coating when they move. When the waxy coating is finally polished through the product sucks the body fluids from the insect, rendering it dead.
Drs. Kim Bloomer & Jeannie Thomason, hosts of the online radio show, Animal Talk Naturally, have this to say about our Perm-Guard Crawling Insect Control Diatomaceous Earth:
"Our work is based on natural, preventive care for animals, so of course we are always on the lookout for good, quality NATURAL products to help our clients and our listening audience that won’t break the bank. We have long been proponents of Crawling Insect Control Diatomaceous Earth as a natural pest control for all animals. EARTHWORKS HEALTH has provided us the high quality and affordability in their Perma-Guard product that we look for in our own personal use as well as for our clients."
Thank you Dr. Kim Bloomer & Dr. Jeannie Thomason!
Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth for Pet Consumption
The Following is Recommended daily doses for Dogs and Cats. The Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth seems to create an environment in the digestive system that promotes less toxin buildup. Also reported from customers are great results with sore and painful hips and joints and even a fuller, healthier shiny coat when fed regularly. We have also developed an excellent vitamin and mineral product for your furry friends called Pro Pet Powder! Don't forget to treat your dog with our Diatomaceous Earth Dog Treats.
Young /Adult Cats - 1 teaspoon
Kittens - 1/4 teaspoon
Dogs 100 lbs. + 1-2 tablespoons
Dogs 50-100 lbs. 1 tablespoon
Dogs 10-50 lbs. 1 teaspoon
Mini dogs 1-10 lbs. 1/2 teaspoon
Diatomaceous Earth For Livestock
Goats, chickens, horses, cows, pigs, sheep, rabbits and others will benefit from the use of Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth. As well as being beneficial to animal health, our Diatomaceous Earth also acts as an anti-caking additive to help feed ingredients from sticking together.
Livestock Benefits That Have Been Observed
Stimulates Basic Metabolism
Reduces Desire to Lick Soil
Reduces Odor and Moisture in Barns and Stalls
Better Coat and Hoof Condition
Reduces Annual Veterinary Bills
Reduces Stress in the Animal
For large animals, Diatomaceous Earth may be offered as “FREE CHOICE” as long as the dispenser is well protected from the wind. Your livestock will also gain benefits from the many trace minerals naturally provided by our Freshwater Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth, and DE helps reduce animal excrement odors that draw flies.
Suggested feeding rates for large animals when diatomaceous earth is mixed with their feed
Beef Cattle or Dairy Cattle – 1% of total weight of dry ration or 1 oz. per day
Calves – 4 grams in morning milk per calf or 2 oz. per day in feed
Chickens – 2% in feed, use at full strength in dusting boxes
Hogs – 2% of total feed ration, dust or spray on bedding and animals
Horses – 5 oz. (1 cup) in daily feed ration
Sheep – 1% in ground grains 1 part Diatomaceous Earth to 2 parts T-M salt
Goats – 1% in grain, 1/2 oz. per day, up to 50% in T-M salt