We usually recommend that we take our dogs to the vets when they seem a little under the weather, but there are some home remedies for dogs which can be tried easily and cheaply from home.
1 Chamomile to reduce skin itchiness
Make into a tea, decant into a spray bottle then spray on to itchy paws.
2 Vitamin E cream for dry skin.
3.A little live yogurt to soothe an upset tummy.
4. Pumpkin aids digestion.
5 Milk of Magnesia also helps tummy troubles.
6.Epsom Salts for a muscle strain.
7 Chamomile tea bags for sore eyes.
8 Diluted apple cider vinegar to clean ears.
9 Slightly warm coconut oil for an infected ear
Use in a small dropper or on a cotton wool ball, it has antibacterial and antifungal qualities
10 Apple Cider Vinegar to help prevent fleas.
Use diluted as a rinse after a bath.
11 Baking powder to clean teeth
Make a paste and use on an old toothbrush.
12 Rescue remedy for anxiety
13 A salt sock to relieve arthritis pain.
Heat the salt gently in the microwave, spoon into a sock, tie and apply
14 Oatmeal for itchy skin.
Pour warm water through oatmeal sachet then rinse the dog’s coat.