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DIY Flea Repellent Recipe
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Unfortunately, fleas love dogs so it’s almost inevitable that your furry friend will run into this itchy problem eventually. Rather than purchasing a solution from the store and exposing your dog and family to harsh chemicals, try making this DIY Flea Repellent Recipe instead. You can use this recipe on your dog and around your house to keep those pesky fleas away. Unlike most store-bought flea repellents, this homemade one smells fantastic thanks to the essential oils. Since this repellent calls for just a handful of ingredients, it’s an affordable pet friendly recipe. Now you can add this to your flea fighting arsenal.
From the blogger: "Get rid of those nasty fleas the healthy, natural way! Make an easy homemade flea repellent for your home with a few simple, inexpensive ingredients you most likely have on hand."
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Estimated CostUnder $10
Time to CompleteUnder an hour
Primary TechniquePet Crafts
Project TypeMake a Project
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Sep 10, 2018
My partner and I moved into our new home last year and all was okay but this year we have had a few fleas in the house which we are shocked at so I will definitely be trying this out, I also love the DIY container it is in, fantastic idea, I will be making one of these as well! )
Oct 10, 2017
I bought a flea repellant shampoo for my furry companions but it didn't seem to work as efficiently as I thought and it cost a fortune. I probably need to clean their room too because fleas live everywhere but i am gladly going to try this homemade recipe.
Sep 01, 2017
I am really interested in knowing the effectiveness of this product. It does not matter what product I apply to my fur babies it causes some sort of irritation. The length of time the fleas are absent does not justify the side effects that they experience.
Aug 25, 2017
My Mam has two terriers but her Snow White terrier seems to pick up fleas much faster than any other dog out there, they just seem to love her...no matter what my Mam uses she seems to get fleas nearly weekly! I can't wait to give her this recipe and see if it works she is currently spending a small fortune on shop bought products so touch wood this works!
Jun 01, 2017
As my oldest fur baby ages, almost any harsh chemical causes skin problems. I am always fighting the good fight to keep the fleas out and this seems like a great addition the the mix. Thank you for the recipe. My husband will love the fragrance, and the fact there will be no fleas.
Apr 14, 2017
Flea repellent is so unbelievably expensive, so it's great that there's a cheaper alternative! I also hate the way they smell, and it sounds like this treatment actually has a nice scent.
Jan 27, 2017
I will definitely have to try this recipe for flea repellent. I have used several in the past with little luck. I want to try this one and see how it works. Last year, the natural remedies seemed to work so much better, so I want to be prepared for this summer early.
Aug 12, 2016
Great repellent flea recipe and natural and I love the idea of adding a essential oil with it for smell or added benifits. I use Advantax right now because it works but do not like putting it on any dog let alone Roscoe but if we do not he gets covered with fleas. My son used a commercial flea repellent and his dogs started acting funny so he immediately gave them baths so I hate using them. I will pass this on to my son for his dogs because right now he takes them to vet for treatments. One question though. Is borax safe if dogs lick their fur or chew on paws? Greattutorial and inexpensive products.
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