Essential oils are the new talk of the town because apart from improving your fur ball’s health, they also have a lot of healing properties that we can make use of while we know.
Essential oils aren’t expensive so you can easily just go to local store and grab one if they sell them, saving yourself quite a bit of vet charges and expensive pet care products. You might think that our fur ball don’t know essential oils, but you’re so wrong.
If you put a digestive essential oil on one hand and a pesticide oil on the other, a fur ball suffering from digestive problems will voluntarily come forward to lick the hand that smells like the digestive essential oil. You must remember though using essential oil in larger quantities can be dangerous.
This post is about using essential oils to prevent and/or get rid of fleas and trust me, nothing work better than essential oils. If you’re shampooing your fur ball, one of the easiest ways to include the essential oil is to add 1 drop of lemongrass or citronella oil to their shampoo. Large fur balls like Great Danes will require 2 drops of this oil. You pup will love the smell!
Now fleas can be a problem to both your fur ball and your household. Here’s what you need to do to get rid of these pesky uninvited fleas and parasites as well as keep your fur ball’s coat in good condition. Essential oils, if used in the right quantity, will not disturb your pup’s skin balance and will do them no harm.
How To Get Rid Of Fleas With Essential Oils
Take an old steel brush and a material or a single hand towel folded three or four times. Now pull the material over the teeth of the brush and keep it aside. Take a warm bowl of water and mix it 4 drops of cedarwood or pine oil, soak the material with the brush before brushing your pup’s coat.
This mixture will disinfect your pup, condition his coat, collect parasite and fleas in the brush. Remember to rinse and wash the brush several times in the essential oil mixture during the brushing process.
However, if your fur ball is suffering form extreme cases of flea and other parasites, put 4 drops of cedarwood or lavender oil straight on the piece of material, rub it in and then dip this material in warm water before brushing your pup’s coat. Remember to rinse and wash the brush several times in the essential oil mixture during the brushing process.
Once you’re done, you can lightly wash your fur ball’s coat, no need to shampoo. There you have it! This is a tried and tested process, if it worked for me, it’s definitely going to work for you too! Don’t forget to SHARE this post with everyone you know. Let’s keep our fur balls free from fleas and parasites!
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