Home remedies for Dogs

The roots of traditional treatments remain forever constant despite the constantly advancing science. Healing Pets Naturally: Effective Home Remedies provide a holistic approach to addressing common health concerns in our beloved pets. Natural ingredients surely have a magical power that works wonders to enhance the pet's well-being. Uncover the power of natural remedies to treat common pet ailments.

Please note: It is important to consult a veterinarian before experimenting with any new course to ensure zero side effects and allergic reactions to your beloved pet. 

Ticks and Fleas

  • Mint Leaves are a natural defense against ticks and fleas. Prepare a refreshing mint spray by mixing 10 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and squeezing 2 lemons into 10-15 soaked mint leaves. Strain the mixture and spray over the coat of your canine.  
  • Neem Leaves consist of antiseptic and antibacterial properties that battle against annoying bugs. Apply a few drops of neem oil diluted with almond or jojoba oil. You can also bathe your pet in water boiled with neem leaves. 
  • Lemon/lemongrass has citric properties that can be an excellent disinfecting solution for pet ticks.  Squeeze out lemon juice to one cup of water, add peels and pulp, and pour it into boiling water. You can also mix 2 cups of lemon juice, 8 cups of water, and 1/4 cup of any mild shampoo. 
  • Clove/Laung spray can be made using 3 dried cloves and 3 camphor crystals mixed with 1 liter of ethanol/alcohol and a cup of apple cider vinegar. Transfer the mixture to a squirt bottle for easy application and let the spray sit for at least 2 hours before bathing. 
  • Tulsi prevents your dog from itchy or irritated skin, bacterial, fungal, and viral infections. Know more about the benefits of Tulsi and other Ayurvedic herbs for dogs.

Insect Sting

  • Baking Soda can be a savior if an insect stings your pet. Apply a thin paste of baking soda diluted with water at the sting site to ensure pain relief. 
  • Ice Packs can help minimize the swelling and itching in the affected area. Hold the ice pack against the affected area for calming down the ill effects.  
  • Aloe Vera Gel can also help to soothe the pain, swelling, and itching effects of a bee sting. You can directly apply the gel to the affected area or mix it with essential oil for better results.

Skin Infections  

  • Lavender & Coconut Oil are mild essential oils that are enriched with multiple antimicrobial, pain relieving, and healing properties. It is the best remedy that naturally soothes inflamed skin without any side effects. Apply a thin coating of the oil directly to the infected area. 
  • Turmeric is an anti-inflammatory agent that reduces pain and acts as a perfect disinfectant. A paste can be made by mixing 1/4 cup of turmeric with ½ cup of water, stirring on low heat for a few minutes. Allow it to cool and thicken and store it in the fridge before it is ready to be applied. 
  • Unrefined Sea Salt is rich in minerals that heal a pet’s infected skin. Simply combine 1/2 cup unrefined sea salt with 4 cups of any herbal tea and 3/4 cup aloe vera gel to make a spray that treats any skin disorder.
  • Neem reduces itchiness, allergies, dry patches, hot feet, chaffed underarms, and insect bites. Moreover, it is one of the best Ayurvedic Herbs that fights fungal infections, mild mange, and ringworm. 
  • Aloe Vera helps to relieve itchy, flaky skin, cures Eczema, moisturizes your dog’s nose, and soothes heat rash, sunburn, and bug bites. Besides, it also tackles urinary infections, diabetes, arthritis, indigestion and eliminates internal worms. 
  • Mulethi/Liquorice tea, salve or oil can heal the itching, dermatitis, bruises, flea allergies and other skin conditions of dogs. Add dried licorice root and olive oil to a jar and store it covered in a warm place. Apply the strained oil to the affected area.

Joint Pain

  • Fish Oil contains omega-3 that offers therapeutic benefits for dogs with arthritis. It has anti-inflammatory properties that ensure relief from allergies, a healthy coat, reduced inflammation, and pain relief.
  • Bone Broth consists of healthy fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, glucosamine, hyaluronic acid, and chondroitin that strengthen and repair joints. The collagen in bone broth also ensures the health and stability of your dog's joints.
  • More such natural remedies to treat Arthritis in dogs include fertilized chicken egg yolk, avocado, soya bean, turmeric, and sea cucumber. 


  • Yogurt can be fed depending on the size and age of your pet to soothe their tummies. Keep stomach concerns at bay in summer by giving your pets a slightly diluted bowl of curd.
  • Ginger helps relieve upset stomachs and motion sickness in dogs. Simply peel a fresh ginger root, boil it in water, and feed it to your dog after cooling up. You can also try sugar-free ginger cookies to help ease their belly.  
  • Rice when combined with pumpkin puree can cure upset stomach in dogs. Add white rice to canned pumpkin puree to boost the benefits and make it a tastier treat.    
  • Cardamom is perfect for detoxing, cleansing and reducing nausea in dogs. Juice can be prepared by boiling cardamom in hot water or a pinch of the herb can be added directly to their food.
  • Amla or Indian Gooseberry is enriched with multiple health benefits that improve digestion and reduce gas and bloating in pets. A recommended dosage of 500-1000 mg for dogs and 100-250 mg for cats can be considered after consulting a vet.
  • Cabbage has anti-inflammatory properties and multiple nutrients supporting your dog’s tummy and intestinal lining, easing the pooch.

Bladder Problems 

  • Cranberry or Blueberry Juice can increase urine acidity, reducing the chance of blockages or infections. Either powder or diluted juice can be fed after consulting the vet for dosage.  
  • Hemp Oil tackles both inflammation and pain relief with urinary tract infections. Consult your veterinarian for the best potency, brand, and dosage depending on your dog’s pain level and infection severity.
  • Parsley Leaf can help rectify urinary problems in dogs. It facilitates appropriate urine production, helping your dog rid of the pain and inflammation-causing toxins. 

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FAQs for Healing Pets Naturally: Effective Home Remedies

  • Can I give Turmeric to my dog for a skin infection?

Yes, Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce pain and swelling. Prepare a paste by mixing 1/4 cup of turmeric with 1/2 cup of water, stirring on low heat, and allowing it to cool before application.

  • How can I prevent bladder problems in my pet?

Bladder problems are common in pets nowadays, which can be cured using natural remedies. Try using unsweetened cranberry or blueberry juice, hemp oil, and parsley leaves for better results. 

  • How can I protect my dog from ticks and fleas?

To keep your dog free from ticks and fleas, mint leaves, neem baths, cloves, and lemons can be applied externally to the affected area. Consider using Tick Free- Ayurvedic dog medicine for tick control, skin irritation, rashes, and inflamed skin in dogs.  

  • Can I use Bone Broth for curing pet arthritis?

Bone Broth contains fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, glucosamine, hyaluronic acid, chondroitin, etc that ensure healthy joints, thus relieving the pet from conditions like arthritis.