Diatomaceous Earth for Dogs?
Krupa Care Inc provide crushed or ground fossils of single-celled algae, called Diatoms. Their skeletons are made of a natural substance called silica.(Die-a-toe-may-sh-e-us)
There are two forms of silicon dioxide, amorphous and crystalline. Amorphous silicon dioxide is non-toxic, while the crystalline version is. Each is used for different purposes. Food-grade diatomaceous earth is purified to contain a maximum of 0.5-2% crystalline silica. This level is considered non-toxic, meaning it can be ingested safely for pets.
DE Appearance : diatomaceous earth looks like a plain white powder, like baking powder, but at a microscopic level, diatomaceous earth looks like jagged shards of glass.
Diatomaceous Earth Protect Dog From?
For diatomaceous earth to be effective, the pest has to come in contact with the powder, so flying pests and pests with long legs, like mosquitoes and spiders, may not be as easily stopped by this natural product.