Rated 2.4 out of 5 by 32
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pipersmama Helped post-surgery
My 8 month old dog recently got spayed, and she began to lick her sutures because they became itchy as she healed. This spray stopped her licking and kept her from hurting herself or giving herself an infection. It did not cause her any pain. She didn't even notice when I applied it during her belly rubs! It is truly disgusting, so don't get it on your hands, and keep your face away while you spray it.
July 24, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Milhouse Does not work
My wife absolutely soaked her sandals in this spray and it had zero effect on our beagle puppy. He continued to gnaw on her sandals with zero hesitation. We will be looking for another product.
May 26, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by JaLeahM Awful!
Not only did it not work on my puppy but once I got the spray on my hands it did NOT wash off. It transferred over to MY food. I would spray it on the wood and if she brushed up on the wood and I pet her it would get on my hands. Horrible product. It did not work for my sister's puppy either.
March 6, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by SelectiveSue gag-worthy
I was at a nearby Petsmart debating between the Bitter Apple fancy brand and the Top Paw Bitter No Chew. Money was not an issue, I just wanted to make sure the product worked since my darling dog had just undergone front paw surgery and he was absolutely not supposed to chew or lick the bandages or sutures.
The salesclerk had zero experience with these products so she called a manager over to help me. While I waited, I sprayed the Bitter Apple on the back of my left hand and the Bitter No Chew on back of right hand. Then I licked :)
The Bitter Apple did not taste good, but then I licked the No Chew and started to gag, almost vomited in the store, it was SO horrible! I had that taste in my mouth the entire day and felt sick.
So I bought the TOP PAW Bitter No Chew since it clearly was the winner in my 'taste' experiment.
I've learned since then that it is oil based and really sticks to whatever you spray it on - even when dry - even days later - so I constantly have a bad taste in my mouth and on my fingers & under my nails even after hand washing & scrubbing.
My dog is not licking the paw where I sprayed, in fact, he tucks that paw underneath him to get away from it.
I certainly would not recommend spraying it inside a crate or kennel where the pet has to lie on it and can't get away - that would be torture. Spray it on what you don't want chewed up, but the dog needs to be able to get away.
Wear gloves and don't inhale! If you touch the surface of whatever you sprayed, you will have it on your hands. It's like skunk spray.
The good news is that I might lose my holiday weight gain since that awful after-taste in my mouth kills my appetite :)
January 13, 2016