Dear Springtime,

I don't like all the chemicals out there especially being put in or on our dog. Well, after five years of trying just about everything (including some chemicals I did not care for) I came across a post in another forum about Springtime Bug Off Garlic Granules and Bug Off Garlic Chewables. I never really thought it would work because I had tried a garlic/yeast tablet which sort of helped but the fleas were still winning. We live in a damp area and when it gets wet, it stays wet and it doesn't get cold enough in the winter to freeze anything so we had fleas 11 months out of the year. I truly thought I would have a breakdown! I was exhausted from flea combing her (Chow Shepherd mix) but she loved it because after each session she got a treat! So, she has been taking this for about three months and while she has a flea or two taken off of her now & then, but that is it. I forgot to mention that she gets flea bite dermatitis when she gets overpopulated, so this is a great relief to both of us. She is seven years old and prides herself on being "pretty," well, everyone says so.

Cathy Pechin, Kansas