Flea Remedies For Dog Fleas

November 30, 2017

in Cat Health

Fleas are a headache and can be dangerous to the health of your dog. Flea remedies would be unnecessary if pet owners would just use some all natural flea control techniques. People are always looking for natural healthy ways to treat fleas. The best and easiest way to deal with fleas is to prevent fleas. The best way to prevent fleas is to use natural flea control methods.

All natural flea control techniques are safe and easy to accomplish. Pet owners often use a citrus repellent. Be careful of spraying around your dog’s head as citrus spray can sting their eyes. To create a citrus repellant for your pet, cut up a lemon and place in a medium sauce pan. Cover the lemon wedges with boiling water and let them soak for at least 8 hours or overnight. Keep them covered. After the lemon wedges have soaked, transfer the citrusy water into a spray bottle. You now have an easy to apply and very safe all natural flea repellent for your dog. Spray your dog all over remembering to pay special attention to around his ears, under each leg and around the base of his tail.

Some dog owners use an aromatherapy repellant. By using 10 ml. of sweet almond oil as your base and add 5 drops of cedarwood essence and 10 drops of lavender essence . Shake the potion generously and spread a few drops over the skin, especially around your dog’s neck. Repeat this treatment as needed or at least a few times per week. Admittedly, these ingredients can be a bit pricey and hard to find but this repellant really does work.

An all natural flea collar can be created by rubbing a few drops of citronella, lavender eucalyptus oil, Tea Tree Oil, or geranium essence on to your pet’s ordinary webbing, rope or cloth collar. A fashionable bandanna also works wonderfully. Re-apply this essence or oil every 3 days or as needed.

Another helpful and common sense suggestion is to reduce your dogs exposure to fleas. You may want to begin by getting rid of dog fleas outside your home. A failure to do so will result in your pets continually getting infested. One way to get rid of them outside is to install a Purple Martin bird house. Purple Martins will eat the dog fleas, thus keeping the outdoors flea free.

Remember, fleas make your loved pet uncomfortable and they are no picnic for the dog owner. The best cure is an ounce of prevention. The best all natural flea remedy is to use an all natural flea control techniques.

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