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How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Fleas in Pets

Apple Cider Vinegar
Posted by Elwy (Atlanta) on 11/05/2017 2 posts
3 out of 5 stars

I tried ACV and although it did repel the fleas as soon as the smell was gone the fleas came back. My dog is on Lufernuron, it's a capsule that destroys the waxy material (Chitin) flea coat is made out of. Once the Chitin is destroyed the fleas are exposed then you can easily kill them. I also use Nitenpyram the generic of Capstar (money is tight) these kill the fleas in 24hrs, I will use 1 tablet a week until my infestation is gone. Along with that I have been vacuuming along with other products for the carpet and furniture.


Apple Cider Vinegar
Posted by Matthew (Onamia, Mn) on 10/01/2016
3 out of 5 stars

Well lately I have been using apple cider vinegar as a spray to help with my 2 dogs, but it seems it only relieves there scratching and chewing for a few hours and see no signs of the fleas going away. Heck I even clean the house everyday and they still get them really bad (used the baking soda/salt trick) and giving them baths every other day to 3 days.

The only ACV we got is the plain stuff you get at the store, and I don't see an organic brand in our grocery store.


Apple Cider Vinegar
Posted by Kandace (Fillmore, California) on 07/23/2015
3 out of 5 stars

Better But With Side Effects

I started using ACV a week ago and so far I think it's working except for the side effect of loose stools. I have two Scotties. My Wheaton I used the last vial of Revolution and then used the ACV on my black Scottie.

My Wheaton also gets ear infections that are yeast origin. That is also working. What I don't know is how often do I treat the ear? After I clean the ear, he shakes his head for about a half an hour.