If you find fleas in your home the cause is most likely from your pet bring them in from outside. The first reaction when finding fleas in your pet's fur may be to give your pet a flea bath using special flea shampoo. However, you can also use a home remedy that includes lemon juice. Lemon juice when mixed with water is a natural deterrent for...
Spray recipe is as follows: • 8 oz of Apple Cider Vinegar • 4 oz of warm water • 1/2 teaspoon of salt • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda Mix the salt and baking soda together, then add the mixture to the water and ACV mix in a spray bottle. Shake gently, as the mixture will foam. Apply to your pet and comb or massage through fur. Be careful not to spray in your pet's eyes (or your own) because it will sting, and do not use on open cuts our wounds. it has "the mother,".
4 Sons 'R' Us: Natural Flea Shampoo For Dogs 1 cup Dawn 1 cup Vinegar 1 quart warm water (Tried this today [12/3/2013] and it definitely seemed to work. Not sure how long it will keep the fleas off, but it killed the ones that were there and the short haired dogs coats are shiny and the long haired dog is soft & fluffy. They all smell nice too. ~J)
Do you have a furry friend that needs relief from fleas? Whip up this DIY recipe for homemade flea shampoo for dogs to help. With this easy to make recipe you won’t need to worry about harsh chemicals because it contains only all natural and soothing ingredients like lavender and peppermint essential oils. For cat lovers I also share how you can adapt this homemade flea shampoo recipe for cats too.
All-natural anti-flea dog shampoo 1/2 cup water (preferably distilled) 1/3 cup pure castille soap (I used this one) 1 tsp olive oil (find it here) 20 drops of pure essential oil. I used 10 rosemary and 10 peppermint