Will Vinegar Help My Pet's Itchy Skin?
Got an itchy, scratchy dog or cat?
Our homemade vinegar rinse is the perfect itchy skin remedy.
In addition, it is also a great solution for your pet's allergies or skin irritation!
And, making a vinegar rinse or spray is very easy and inexpensive.
Recipe for Vinegar Pet Itchy Skin Remedy
- 1 part water
- 1 part vinegar
- Optional: a few drops of lavender essential oil. We recommend roughly 10 drops of essential oil to 1 cup of the recipe.
- Pour all ingredients into a spray bottle or covered container.
- Apply generously to affected areas 2-3 times daily.
- The mixture can be either sprayed or dowsed on with a cloth. Use whichever method is least stressful for your pet.
- Be very generous and use a lot!
Vinegar is antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiviral. It also helps to restore proper pH to your pet’s skin.
You can also bump the recipe up a notch, making it more effective.
We recommend roughly 10 drops of a good quality lavender essential oil to 1 cup of the recipe.
More Powerful Tools for Overcoming Dog Allergy Challenges
There are many quick and easy changes you can make at home to help you give your dog an edge on easing allergy challenges.
- Learn more about dog allergies.
- Switch to a Limited Ingredient Diet. PET | TAO Limited Ingredient Dog Food is naturally low in foods that stimulate an allergic response. Or, try cooking one of PET | TAO's limited ingredient recipes at home.
- Supplement with medicinal mushrooms. PET | TAO Complement Immune Supplement Mushroom is a medicinal mushroom blend for easing inflammatory response and ease allergy symptoms.
- Try digestive enzymes and probiotics. PET | TAO Harmonize GI boosts gut health and combats food allergens.
- Feed Freeze Dried Lung Treats. According to TCVM, Lung is on the same meridian as the skin. Therefore, lung treats help both breathing and skin allergies. Lung treats support lung and skin similar to a glandular supplement in a "like treats like" fashion.
- Learn more about TCVM Herbal Remedies. Chinese medicine offers many amazing natural solutions for dog allergies Some good examples are: