I’ll bet that you never even dreamed that white distilled vinegar would come in handy for your pets. White distilled vinegar is dirt cheap, $1.49 for 128oz at my local grocery store, try it as your Go To Product for your pet care needs. You don’t need a fancy and pricey product from the pet store when white distilled vinegar will work in it’s place. Here are 15 ways you can use distilled white vinegar. Save money and buy your dog a bone!
Stop a dog from barking with a spray bottle filled with equal amounts of water and white distilled vinegar. When the dog barks, spray the vinegar water in its direction but not in the face.
Stop cats from fighting with each other with a spritz of a white distilled vinegar and water solution.
Prevent cats from eating your plants by spraying the leaves with a solution of white distilled vinegar and water.
Keep the birdbath clean by scrubbing it often with undiluted white distilled vinegar. Rinse well.
Remove pet odors. After cleaning, cover the area with baking soda. Let it stand overnight. The next day vacuum up the baking soda and wash the area with white distilled vinegar. Rinse and let dry.
Get rid of the deposits and water lines that form in aquariums and fish bowls by wiping them down with white
distilled vinegar and following with a good rinse. For stubborn deposits, soak for several hours or overnight.
Cats hate the smell of vinegar. If you have a cat that is marking its territory around your house, spray the area with white distilled vinegar then rinse with a hose.
Keep a dog from scratching its ears by wiping them out regularly with a soft cloth dipped in undiluted white distilled vinegar.
Keep flies away from horses or other outdoor pets by spraying a mixture of water and white distilled vinegar around the area where the animals are.
Keep a cat out of a garden area by placing paper, a cloth, or sponge there that has been soaked in white distilled vinegar.
Discourage a cat from sitting on a certain windowsill or other surface, or from scratching upholstery, by spraying white distilled vinegar on the item. Test first on an unnoticeable area to be sure there won’t be a discoloration.
Remove cat litter odor by pouring ½ inch of white distilled vinegar in the empty litter box. Let it stand for 20 minutes, swish it around, then rinse with cold water.
Kill fleas by adding a little white distilled vinegar to your dog or cat’s drinking water.
Give your dog a gleaming coat by spraying or rubbing with a solution of 1 cup white distilled vinegar to 1 quart water. As a bonus, you save the cost of an expensive shine product used on show animals. (Works even on a horse!)
Remove skunk odors by wiping down the animal with a 50-50 solution of white distilled vinegar and water, followed by a plain-water rinse. Repeat if necessary.
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