I am looking for ways that I can get rid of my pets’ fleas and ticks. With the heavy rain that we have had in TX the fleas and ticks seem to be out if force. They have since infested my outside dog. He is perfectly happy staying outside so he refuses to come in. My daughter and I noticed the other day that ticks have attacked him. He’s rather large and sometimes rowdy so he doesn’t like to stay still long enough for me to take them off. Since I have to bath him outside I need something that I can put together from house hold ingredients and/or that won’t make my dog or his area sick. I have the same problem, minus the ticks, with my indoor cats. Any help would be really appreciated.