How to Make Your Own Dog & Cat Repellent at Home - Pets

There's no need to buy expensive pet repellents -- you can make your own at home
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ore and more pet owners are looking for the best dog repellent spray to aid in correcting bad behavior in their canine companions. It's a simple and humane way to keep your dog from jumping on furniture, chewing your belongings or discipline your pet when he's being naughty.
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The base for most bitter apple sprays is apple cider vinegar. This vinegar has a tart taste that most dogs stay away from, making it a perfect repellent. In a spray bottle, combine 2 cups of apple cider vinegar with 1 cup of regular white vinegar. Shake well and you'll have an effective bitter apple spray alternative. Spray it on furniture legs or other items your dog may have a habit of chewing on (e.g., shoes, children's toys) to immediately shoo your pet away. Apply Nature's Miracle Just for Cats Pet Block Cat Repellent Spray to areas you wish to keep your cat away from such as beds, furniture or rugs
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If you have a dog, furniture in your home may be at risk. This is particularly the case for puppies thatdon't necessarily know the difference between playing and destroying various items in the house. Puppies and other dogs may also have housebreaking issues, and it's never good to see a carpet, chair, sofa or some other piece of furniture ruined when your pet has an accident. If you've found that attempting to discipline your pet hasn't been sufficient to stop him from getting on your furniture, you should also be able to use a dog deterrent or repellent to do the same thing. While you can buy a repellent spray or mixture at most pet supply stores and many different natural grocery stores as well, it's very easy and less expensive to make your own dog furniture repellent at home.Keeping your furry friends off the furniture can be a challenge, and the pet repellents in stores often are expensive and full of chemicals. Making your own dog-safe furniture repellent is easy and less expensive. You may have to try several odors before you find the one that works.Repellents are an easy way to keep dogs off the furniture. They work well compared to other methods because, unlike training, they don't require someone in the room to be effective. Store-bought repellents can be expensive and contain chemicals aren't good for kids and pets. Homemade repellents are easy to make and use. They can often be made with natural ingredients found in the average household.Dogs can wreak havoc on the legs or cushions of your outdoor patio furniture by using them as their personal chew toys. While providing your own pets with chew toys or using obedience-training methods may keep them from destroying your outdoor furniture, it may be necessary to use a spray repellent to reinforce areas you want them (or neighbors' dogs) to stay away from.KIDS ‘N’ PETS No No No! Carpet & Upholstery Protectant is specially formulated to deter pets from chewing, scratching, and urine marking and to train pets to stay off of furniture. The Cruelty-Free, biodegradable, and non-toxic formula contains natural herbal odor repellants and an ultra-bitter taste that pets dislike, and it’s safe for use around pets and children. No No No! can be used on any water-safe surface such as carpets, upholstery, furniture, drapes, screens, auto upholstery, clothing, shoes, wires, fencing, kennels, and harmful plants both inside and outside.Cover restricted areas like carpets, furniture and counter tops with aluminum foil, sandpaper or carpet runners, placed nub-side up. Such items make the surfaces of these areas unpleasant to walk on. You can also use double-sided tape to make a natural surface repellent for your cat. Cats don't like the sticky feel of the tape on their paws. Baby or pet gates also provide a way to restrict your cat's access to certain rooms or areas of your home.