Unlike a lotion or spray, Peppermint Oil can give your dog an all-natural, homemade tick prevention and treatment. For the best results, it is recommended that you apply several drops on their chest and back after each walk.
Does peppermint oil repel ticks and fleas?
Peppermint oil is a natural insect repellent. It is made up of organic compounds such as menthol and eucalyptol. These chemicals are toxic to ticks, mosquitoes and their larvae.
What is the best tick repellent spray for dogs?
Peppermint oil can be used as a tick and flea repellant. It will be especially effective if it is diluted with water, because the majority of peppermint oil is water-soluble. A couple drops of peppermint essential oil in a gallon of water is enough to help keep your pup safe.
Is it OK to put Peppermint oil on a dog?
Peppermint essential oil is safe to use but you need to know a little about your dog’s needs. You need to smell your dog’s coat before introducing the oil and see if he/she seems allergic or happy. In general, Peppermint essential oil for dogs can be used for happiness and calmness.