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Old May 28th, 2008, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Bluecatt View Post
Funny you should mention the Avon SSS - I actually sell Avon. My co-worker, I swear just 5 minutes ago, asked me to order her some for that reason! I'll have to get myself a bottle and try it on my puppy (and us as well!) Only thing is that's going to leave her hair really oily!! But oh well, if it works, it's well worth it. She'll just be having more baths!!
Avon SSS is pretty good for mosquitoes--and you can rub it between your palms, then lightly go over your dog with it, so they don't get too oily . But it doesn't seem to offer us much protection against the blackflies. Vanilla extract (the real stuff, not the artificial) seems to work better, but even that only works for 10 minutes or so till the oils and alcohol in it have evaporated, and you'd need an awful lot of it to protect an entire dog.
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