How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Improve Your Dog's Health


Apple cider vinegar has a lot of health benefits. It is great for humans, but it is also great for our pets. There are so many uses for it both internally and externally. Here are some for your dog.



Things You'll Need

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Spray bottle
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      Apple cider vinegar has so many uses that you should make sure you always have a bottle of it in your house. A common problem for many dog owners is poor appetite. Depending on your dog's size you can add ACV to your dog's food. For a 50 lb. dog a teaspoon twice a day is very helpful. You can increase or decrease the amount depending on the size of your dog.

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      ACV is also great for dogs that are suffering from kennel cough. A teaspoon in your dog's food twice a day can be very helpful. It is also good for dogs that have watery eyes or discharge from their nose.

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      If your dog has bad dandruff you can use ACV to help with this. Put your dog in the bathtub and pour about a half a bottle of ACV on your dog. Work it into your dog's coat and leave it on for about 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes, rinse and give your dog a bath and use a good conditioner.

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      ACV is great for hot spots. Put some ACV in a spray bottle and spray it directly on the area. If the hot spot is really raw, dilute the ACV with some water.

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      ACV can also be used on dogs that have chronic ear problems. Dilute a little ACV with water, dip a cotton ball in the solution and swap the inside of your dog's ears.

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