Essential Oils and Pets

Although we love essential oils and love using them in our homes, special care needs to be taken when using our lovely oils with and around our pets. They are generally more sensitive to essential oils than humans are. Most important always is to make sure that any essential oils you use are 100% pure, therapeutic grade and don’t contain any synthetic or “perfume” substances. These will most certainly be toxic to your pets.

I found a very interesting article online by Dr Melissa Shelton who is an internationally recognized holistic veterinarian. She specializes in using medical grade essential oils for complete and natural care of all animals.…/essential-oils-with-pet…/

Her website is
It is really worth taking a look at if you are interested in using your essential oils on your pets.