How to make a detangler for dog hair

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How to make a detangler for dog hair
Long-haired dogs often get tangles in their hair. (Apple Tree House/Lifesize/Getty Images)

Dogs with long hair often get tangles even with regular brushing, but having a hair detangler helps them brush out the hair without having to cut any of it off. A natural hair detangler made at home with some inexpensive, easy-to-find ingredients helps during brushing time to smooth out the hair and make it soft. A natural hair detangler, made with natural ingredients, is safe to use on pet and human hair.

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Things you need

  • Spray bottle
  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel
  • 2 drops glycerine
  • 2 drops essential oil
  • 15 drops grapefruit seed extract
  • 236ml distilled water

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  1. 1

    Pour the distilled water into the spray bottle.

  2. 2

    Add the aloe vera gel, glycerine, essential oil and grapefruit seed extract to the bottle of distilled water.

  3. 3

    Place the lid on the spray bottle and tighten.

  4. 4

    Shake the spray bottle to mix all of the ingredients.

  5. 5

    Spray some of the hair detangler onto your dog's hair and brush to remove tangles.

Tips and warnings

  • Brush your dog's hair often to keep the tangles under control.
  • Avoid spraying the detangler into your dog's eyes.

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