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For outdoor activities, there are low-cost hand-held liquid spray dog repellents. Some of these include pepper spray and sprays that have citronella as their main ingredient.

Citronella is a well-known natural mosquito repellent for both dogs and humans too. In fact, the oils from the plant are used to make lotions, sprays, and candles.

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The outdoors are exciting for any animal, but ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and chiggers wait for the opportunity to latch onto your pets’ coat. Our Natural Pet Grooming Spray repels insects naturally with therapeutic-grade Lemongrass & Citronella Essential Oils. These oils are a gentle, safe and effective substitute for harsh synthetic insect repellents (such as DEET).

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A citronella spray may work as a dog repellent to keep dogs from attacking or behaving aggressively towards passersby It’s no secret that citronella is commonly used as an insect repeller. But did you know that dogs don’t like its smell too? Mix half a cup of with 4 cups of water, and pour into a spray bottle. Spray the mix in places you don’t want your dog to go to for a week until the dog understands that it’s not allowed in that particular place.

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Use the citronella mix as a safe repellent for other dogs when you are out walking your pet. If another dog shows aggression, a squirt from the spray bottle aimed at any part of the dog is likely to repel it. Try to avoid the dog's face unless the situation is serious, as it may sting the eyes.

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Countless commercial dog repellent sprays are available from pet retailers. You can spray these directly on dirt or on the plants and trees surrounding the area where your dog usually digs. Biodegradable sprays containing citronella repel many dogs but won't hurt the greenery and also work to keep mosquitoes and other bugs away. Or look for sprays containing garlic oil, clove oil or pepper extract.These dog collars usually refer to citronella dog collars, which use a solution made with oils from a type of lemongrass, also effective as a mosquito repellent. You might also find some anti-barking spray collars that use water or lemon juice mist.