Anti-Chew Bitter Spray for Dogs | Made with Love – Particular Paws

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Particular Paws Anti-Chew Bitter Spray for Dogs is an all-natural formula that stops dogs from chewing and grooming excessively. Made from purified water, tea tree oil and a special blend of bitters, this unique formula discourages dogs from chewing their skin and paws and even items around the house. Your pup will quickly learn to associate inappropriate chewing and dangers like houseplants with an unpleasant, bitter taste. It’s a natural and effective training alternative to shock collars and loud noises.
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Grannick's Bitter Apple Spray is a powerful taste deterrent and training aid for dogs. Its harmless but unpleasant taste has kept it one of the best products to discourage fur biting, hair chewing, and hot spots for over 40 years.

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The base for most bitter apple sprays is apple cider vinegar. This vinegar has a tart taste that most dogs stay away from, making it a perfect repellent.Listerine is an effective chew deterrent for many dogs. Get the original type if you use it and not the orange or mint varieties since the idea is to make the item taste unpleasant to a dog. Lightly spritz the area or item you do not want the dog chew. Listerine has a high alcohol content, so you would not want your dog to consume any, but this also make it an effective antiseptic on a cut or wound, and the smell combined with the flavor can help prevent the dog from biting himself and making an injury worse.Bitter Apple has been a popular dog-training device and chew deterrent since 1960. It normally comes in a spray form, and while the smell can't be detected by humans, both the taste and the smell are harsh to dogs. It is non-toxic and won't stain carpet or fabric so it is frequently used as an anti-chew device. By spraying Bitter Apple on items in your home such as shoes or furniture, your dog is discouraged from chewing on them. While Bitter Apple is effective for most dogs, it does not work for all.The base for most bitter apple sprays is apple cider vinegar. This vinegar has a tart taste that most dogs stay away from, making it a perfect repellent. In a spray bottle, combine 2 cups of apple cider vinegar with 1 cup of regular white vinegar. Shake well and you'll have an effective bitter apple spray alternative. Spray it on furniture legs or other items your dog may have a habit of chewing on (e.g., shoes, children's toys) to immediately shoo your pet away.Mixing three-parts cold water with one-part white vinegar in a spray bottle creates an effective solution that can help take puppy stains out of carpeting as well as discourage chewing and urinating. White vinegar is a natural disinfectant and a natural deodorizer as well. The vinegar scent will disappear within a few minutes after use and take other odors along with it. Dogs have sensitive noses, however, and they can still detect it and will generally stay away from it because it bothers their noses. The water and vinegar solution is completely non-toxic and 100 percent safe around kids and pets. Some people prefer this method because there is no alcohol in it. It is used the same way as Bitter Apple or Listerine. Just spray the mixture on items that are not supposed to be chewed and see if it is effective for your dog.The simplest way to make the inappropriate object less appealing is to spray it with something that tastes bad. There are products made for that – there’s a bitter apple spray and a bitter lemon that I know of – but many dogs are not sufficiently put off by those. Some people try tabasco sauce, but some dogs actually like that. The thing that works best is to buy unscented spray deodorant. It must be unscented spray; scented won’t work. Just spray it on whatever the dog is chewing. Respray as needed. If the object is outside, respray after a rain or heavy dew.