5 Common Smells That Dogs Hate


They don’t like being near areas where there is even a small amount of the smell of alcoholic beverages or rubbing alcohol.

Ground Spices

Ground spices like nutmeg, cayenne pepper, chili powder, cinnamon, mustard, allspice, ginger, paprika, and cardamom.

Citrus Scents

Dogs find the strong smells of limes, grapefruit, lemons, and oranges irritating.

Garlic And Onions

Even though they do not like it, the smell of onions and garlic is neither dangerous nor harmful.

Essential Oils

When using essential oils, you should know that it can lead to changes in your dog’s behavior, and some essential oils can be harmful to dogs.