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Flea Repellent Made with Natural Ingredients

Flearepellent ~ * Small squirt bottle 3–5 ounces works fine. * 2 cups water * 2 Tbsp alcohol-free witch hazel * 1 large lemon sliced * Handful of fresh lavender sprigs or 1Tbsp dried lavender * Small saucepan... See comments below, or website link for directions


FLEA & TICK REMEDY 8 oz apple cider vinegar 4 oz warm water 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda Spray Bottle * Mix dry ingredients first, then slowly add to wet as the vinegar and baking soda will react slightly. Put into spray bottle and spray pets down. Be careful not to get in pets eyes! When fleas infest your home, they can get everywhere; in fact, any place your dog or cat frequents, fleas will be present. Carpets, rugs and upholstered furniture are especially vulnerable to infestation…


Did you know that many ingredients in your garden act as all-natural flea repellant? Steep lemon juice, witch hazel, water, and lavender together to make a simple spray that will help keep your pet flea-free and smelling fresh.


Citrus is a natural flea deterrent and is great for your pet’s skin. Combine four slices of fresh lemon, one tablespoon of salt, and six cups of water into a pot. You should bring this combination to a boil for two minutes and then turn off the heat and let the concoction steep for a full day (24 hours).Apply the lemon wash generously to your pet to help heal any bug bites they may already have as well as condition their damaged skin. This lemon wash can be repeated daily if needed.

from PetGuide

Flea Repellent Dog Treat

A couple of teaspoons of garlic powder go a long way in this Flea Repellent Dog Treat Recipe. Garlic has many health benefits for people and dogs, plus it comes with the added bonus of helping to keep fleas away.