Keep your pets safe from these insects with a safe homemade flea repellent spray for dogs that you can prepare in no time and for a really cheap price.
It is not necessary to spend a lot of money in a commercial spray to protect your pets from fleas probably filled with chemicals that could harm your dog.
Preparing a natural spray to get rid of fleas is not difficult. Today we present you with two different methods to protect your dogs from fleas. These DIY sprays can also be used in cats and even humans. The problem is that the smell is not really pleasant.
Don’t Take a Flea Problem Lightly
Fleas a small insects that feed on the blood of humans and animals. They prefer to live from your pets but nothing stops them from also considering people s source of food.
These insects can cause serious medical problems such as tapeworms, hair loss and skin irritations. Puppies are kittens are in extreme danger of suffering from anemia caused by these animals.
You can read a lot more about the dangers and illnesses caused by fleas in this website.
How to Make a DIY Flea Repellent Spray
One of the things that fleas really hate is vinegar. This really works like a shield for your pet against these insects. The preparation for this repellent is really easy:
- Get a clean spray bottle.
- Fill it with 50% water and 50% apple cider vinegar.
- You can use another kind of vinegar but this one has a less annoying smell to your pets.
- Spray your pet with the mixture.
- Let your pet air dry.
- Repeat every couple of days for enhanced results.
Another way to take care of your flea problem is with a citrus spray repellent. This one can work really well if you want to keep mosquito at bay too:
- Take a couple of lemons.
- Slice them very thin while keeping the peel on.
- Put the slices in a pot with water and boil.
- Let it cool for two ours
- Pour the mixture in a spray bottle.
- Spray your pets.
As you can see, it only takes a short piece of your time and some household materials that you probably already have in your house to protect your pets against fleas.