Natural Remedies that Will Rid Your Dog from Flees
Fleas are small animals that enjoy feeding on blood from mammals. Despite not having wings, they can jump from host to host using their powerful legs. Their legs also helps them escape easily for when they are about to be captured. Other that feeding in blood the nasty creatures also transmit diseases. To ensure that they continue to torment the host, they will lay many eggs. However, this is a problem you can do away with the following natural interventions.
Improve your Dog’s Shampoo
The market is flooded with flea shampoos, and for the most part, they do work. Nonetheless, you can still change your regular dog shampoo into a flea shampoo easily. If you already have dog shampoo available, all you need to enhance it is a half cup of fresh lemon juice and two glasses of water. Store the mixture in a bottle. You can use the concoction while bathing your canine every week. You can enhance the proportions appropriately depending on the size of your dog. After the dog has been cleaned comb their fur effectively to remove the fleas.
With this technique the apple vinegar should be all the way fermented. You should add a teaspoon of vinegar to a one-quarter liter of water. Make sure the dog drinks this during the day. This helps to make the skin acidic, and it helps keep away fleas and ticks too. It is not advised that you apply the vinegar directly to the dog’s skin despite it being effective for fleas. Your dog may end up with irritation in their broken skin. Additionally, it is good to ask your veterinarian about the quantity of ACV, which the dog can safely take depending on the weight of their body.
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Create a Flea Collar
Another thing you can do is to make a collar for your dog. This should be a unique type of collar because you are using tea tree oil or lavender oil in the mixture. What you need to do is mix a drop of either or both oils with one teaspoon of water. After mixing, apply the mixture onto your dog’s collar to keep away fleas.
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Clean Beddings and Introduce Heat
The fabric that your dog sleeps on has to kelp clean at all times. You will be surprised at how easy it is to get rid of fleas, their eggs and larvae, when washing the beddings with a heavy-duty detergent. Having the clothes go into the dryer at maximum heat is also very effective. This ensures that you get rid of any fleas, their eggs, or their larvae.