Citrus. Nearly all dogs dislike the smell of citrus, whether it's oranges, lemons, limes or grapefruit. ... Mix concentrated lemon juice with water for a repellent spray that is safe to use almost anywhere. Test the citrus spray first on sensitive plants and fabrics that could be discolored.

Go with vinegar if your problem is with both dogs and cats. Spray vinegar on the ground but not directly on the plants, as it can damage them. You can also use vinegar indoors to keep pets off furniture and to prevent them from peeing in certain areas.

Mix lemon juice (commercial or freshly squeezed) with water and sprinkle it on your carpets. This smell is pleasant for people, but will keep your dog at bay. The citric acid is also effective if you want to clean and remove urine odor from carpets.

Humans dream about the same things they're interested in by day, though more visually and less logically. ... Since dogs are generally extremely attached to their human owners, it's likely your dog is dreaming of your face, your smell and of pleasing or annoying you.

Slugs avoid crawling over anything dry, dusty or scratchy, such as lime, diatomaceous earth, cinders, coarse sawdust, gravel or sand. These make great barriers to keep out slugs. 2. Epson Salts sprinkled on the soil will help deter slugs and also help prevent Magnesium deficiency in your plants.

Preventing Bloat or GDV in your Dog Don't use an elevated food bowl. Don't exercise for at least an hour before or after eating. Slow down your dog's eating. ... Serve your dog multiple meals during the day in smaller portions. Keep a simethicone product like Gas -x, Phazyme or Mylanta Gas in the house to initiate burping immediately.

Essential Oil Spray. Fill a new plastic spray bottle with water. Add five to six drops of essential oil to the water. Fragrances that work well to repel dogs include citrus, cinnamon, eucalyptus and sour apple.

Tip. Some dogs are discouraged by the pungent aroma of white vinegar sprayed around the perimeter of the yard. A few dashes of cayenne pepper make the spray even more unpleasant for a dog's sensitive nose. Homemade dog repellent is also effective for animals such as skunks, raccoons and deer.