About Nature's Way Carolina Dogs

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Seymour, Tennessee, United States
Welcome to my site about my Naturally Reared Carolina Dogs! Carolina Dogs are a relatively new, rare breed recognized by the UKC, AKC-FSS & ARBA, and are quite possibly America's own indigenous wild dog. CDs make wonderful companions, athletes, hunters, and bedwarmers! Natural Rearing is the philosophy wherein we raise our dogs and puppies by following the 8 Laws of Health, employing Biologically Appropriate Raw Food and no toxic chemicals on, in or around our dogs. We have found this way of life fosters balance, health and longevity in our beloved companions. For our puppies, we welcome homes that have a very similar philosophy about dog rearing, or wish to learn. Check us out, follow us and share us in other places!!! YouTube@ Susan NaturesWayCarolina Dogs NaturesWayPets and FaceBook @ https://www.facebook.com/mycarolinadog on Twitter @https://twitter.com/NaturesWayCDs Thank you so much for visiting our site, feel free to leave us a comment or send us an email! susanlewelling@yahoo.com

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Susan's Homemade Pest Repellent for Pets

1 quart water(well water or bottled, not tap/city water)
2 lemons
1 orange
few sprigs rosemary.
(please use organic or home-grown-non-pesticided ingredients!) 

thinly slice orange & lemons, peel & all or peel only.
Add to water in a large saucepan/pot 
bring to a rolling boil
Then cover & remove from heat. 
Allow to steep in the pot in the refrigerator overnight .
strain with cheesecloth or something similar that will finely strain
Pour into a clean spray bottle.
Spray dog all over, including feet, until DAMP.
brush or rub in and allow dog to dry. 
Repeat every week or two as needed.

can include using: cedar oil, neem, Apple Cider Vinegar(organic with the "mother"), grapefruit peels. 
I know this base recipe works for us, and I usually try some new addition every batch or two. 
I got this  idea from Dr Pitcairn's Lemon Dip for fleas but I needed something that worked well on ticks too. 
this has been very successful for us. You may need to use it more or less, or use more lemon, etc. to find the exact mixture that works for you.
I currently have 3 40-45 pound dogs that like to spend alot of time outside. One batch lasts us about a month. 

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