2 Tablespoons Baking Soda
1 drop Clove
1 drop Aniseed
Mix this up and use as needed with cotton wool (rather than a toothbrush to avoid damaging the gums). Dampen the cotton wool and dip it into the mixture and use on teeth. Afterwards give the dog a drink of water.
2 Drops NZ Manuka
2 Drops Chamomile
1 tsp Almond or Jojoba
Massage into hairless or least hairy area of the skin, such as the armpit, groin or inner thigh, and to affected area if it is not raw. Massage gently for 3 - 4 mins.
2 drops Citronella
2 drops Lemongrass
Add essential oils to 20mls natural pet shampoo and wash dog as usual.
Thyme (for ticks)
4-5 cloves Garlic
3/4 teaspoon vodka
Blend together 6 drops of your chosen essential oils with the garlic and vodka. Soak an old cloth collar or even a cotton scarf. These collars can work for 10- 30 days.
Calendula, Jojoba, and/or Almond
Wash wound with water and NZ Manuka, and then apply 4 drops NZ Manuka to 10mls Almond or Jojoba. Once the wound has started to heal/is not infected use 4 drops Lavender in 10mls Jojoba and or Calendula to help healing and hair growth.
To rub onto any aching muscles/joints.
5 drops Lavender
5 drops Juniper
10 drops Rosemary
(you can get away with only using 2 of the above essential oils - just keep the total number of drops to 20)
Massage regularly onto trouble spots. Don't use repetitively for more than 10 days. Stops for 2-3 days and then commence again.
To help clear the deep wax out of the ear and clear infections.
5 drops Lavender
7 drops Bergamot
2 drops Chamomile
Drop 1-2 drops into ear, massage external ear area.
When travelling, going into kennels, new home, separation, etc…
Vaporise and/or put a few drops onto their bedding.
For smelly dogs
Add 10 drops of the above essential oil(s) to 20mls of your pet shampoo. You can also mix these essential oils into water and spray around the home and/or onto bedding (approximately 40 drops of essential oils into 50mls of water).