In this tutorial we will be showing you guys a homemade flea shampoo for dogs. And how to save your dog from fleas and ticks.
Flea bite is painful and its saliva is a medium where various infectious agents live. They make your pet itchy and irritated. Pet flea shampoo can kill fleas, flea eggs, Brown Dog ticks, American Dog ticks, and lice, and preventing them from returning. while also cleansing your dog’s coat. Also fleas not only make your pet’s life troublesome, but they also can seriously damage its health. A dog clean of fleas can have a better life!
So now how to make the flea shampoo?
To make a flea shampoo you only need three generic ingredients that you probably already have at home.
- Half a cup of water.
- 4 Tablespoons of dish soap.
- 4 Tablespoons of white or apple cider vinegar.
The way the shampoo works is the dish soap kills the fleas and the vinegar repel them. All you have to do is mix the ingredients together. And for convenience put the mixture into a spray bottle for easy use. When bathing your dog, make sure you don’t get the shampoo too close to his eyes.
Quick tip: It’s better to continually shampoo your dog throughout the year to ensure it remains effective. Also fleas shampoo can usually be used along with a flea collar for best results.
Also It’s better to treat the infested areas as soon as you know your dog has fleas, to stop the flea life cycle. The flea shampoo can be used like the regular dog shampoo, nothing special, starting at the head and behind the ears and moving down toward the tail. Also let the lather remain in the hair coat for 3 to 5 minutes to kill these bloody insects.
How can you tell if your dog has fleas?
Here are some symptoms:
- You dog sleeps very nervously, goes from one place to another.
- Gnashes and bites: your dog sinks its teeth into its skin.
- Your dog suddenly jumps up, bends and freezes in one pose for few seconds.
- Itching and scratching: your dog scratches itself with fast and violent movements.
This was a homemade flea shampoo for dogs, we hope this DIY will save you some money. Also if you liked it, feel free to comment below and give us your opinion!