Selection of 2 products from
£7.99 to £13.99
Estimated dispatch within 24 working hours.
Estimated dispatch within 24 working hours.
Bitter Apple Spray is an incredibly bitter tasting apple spray which can be sprayed onto sore and inflamed skin as well as dressings and bandages to discourage licking, biting and chewing. Bitter Apple Spray promotes a quicker recovery for your animal and it is suitable for both dogs and cats. Can be used on some soft furnishings but not polished wood surfaces.
Water, isopropanol 20%, bitter principles, extractives.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.
For UK delivery, we charge the following:
Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.
For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.
We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.
Due to air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.
Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.
Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.
To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.
*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.
Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Grannick's Bitter Apple Spray, including answers from our team.
Can this spray be used on leather suite to stop cat scratching ?
Thanks for your question.
This product has a bitter taste which animals don't like, but I'm not sure that it would deter a cat from scratching. If you do try it I would suggest spraying on an inconspicuous area of the furniture first to make sure it doesn't stain. We do sell a product called Feliway Feliscratch which is designed to redirect scratching to a desired area.
Hope this helps.
I have a female 1 1/2 year old Westie who is chewing downies and covers at night what spray/deterrent is best
This varies from dog to dog, so you have to try a product to assess its affect. This Bitter Apple Spray is often effective (and perfectly safe).
My 13 year old, 24kg bitch greyhound has a tumour growing on her front ankle joint. It cannot be removed surgically because she has a heart condition and the vet worries about her surviving the anaesthetic.
My worry is that constant licking has caused the tumour to open an wonder what can be given to stop it happening. The joint is a difficult area to bandage and I am reluctant to impose a lampshade or muzzle on her for any length of time.
Would you recommend a Bitter Spray, and can it be sprayed directly on to the tumour, which is about the size of a marble?
Tumours like this tend to ulcerate spontaneously even without licking, though repeated licking will make it worse. An occasional lick probably helps to keep it clean and is a good thing though. It might be possible to cover the tumour with an old sock over the paw and joint. Possibly you can fix the sock at the top with a small bandage above the joint. It is best if air can circulate beneath the covering, so it is just their to prevent trauma to the skin surface.
If none of the above is possible then the bitter sprays, such as Bitter Apple, are intended to be sprayed onto damaged skin and should not cause any harm. Alternatively you might find that something like Otodex Skin Cream helps the skin surface to repair, but you will have to stop her from licking it off.
If you cannot get anywhere with all this things, then just bathing with salt water (one teaspoon to a pint) several times a day will help to keep it healthy, though it might never heal properly.