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)
RID YOUR DOG OF FLEAS RECIPE; Ingredients: 1 cup Dawn dish detergent (for smell and fleas) 1 cup white distilled vinegar 1 quart water Mix it all together! That's it! Be careful not to get it in your dog's eyes though, it will burn. I literally saw the fleas falling off him, dead, when I was rinsing him off. Love love love it. I don't think I'll ever buy dog shampoo again! Remember to start at the neck so the fleas will not run to the face.
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,".
Oh My Gluestick: Homemade DOG SCRUB flea treatment shampoo. DIY flea killer for pets: mix half a container of iodized salt & a few squirts of the blue Dawn dish soap to get the consistency of a good salt scrub. don't want it too runny or dry. Scrub pets, rinse, careful not to get in eyes. Dawn is the source of killing fleas. Massaging salt in the skin helps to kill flea eggs that were laid.
Mix one cup liquid dish soap, one cup white vinegar, and one quart of warm water in a large bowl. Transfer the mix into a squeeze bottle (like an old shampoo or body wash bottle). Shake before using. Wash your dog with mix as you normally would. Try to allow the mixture to sit for about five minutes before rinsing out.