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Frequently Asked Questions About Dogs
Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about dogs, including questions about breeds, grooming, health and behavior and everything in between.
Getting Started with Your Puppy
Welcoming a dog into your home requires a lot of work and preparation. To get you started, we'll help with training, discipline, play time and everything in between.
You may not realize it but the products you use to keep your house clean could be dangerous, or even toxic, for your dog. Many commercial cleaning products contain harmful chemicals that can be hazardous for your dog if he inhales or ingests them.
Many dog parents keep cleaning products that are not safe for dogs around the house. Cheaper and just as effective as the products you buy at the store, we’ve found a few DIY cleaning supplies you already have in your pantry.
And let it sit for a couple hours and then only vacuum it up. Vinegar sprayed from the air also takes away dog scents.
Put a fabric softener sheet beside your pet's favorite spots.
We chose not to allow Misty up on furniture. But she already found her favourite spots to lay around the home. One of her spots will be right next to the couch. I put a fabric softener sheet under the cushion next to where she lays to also struggle against the doggie odor. She has a blanket that she places on which I make sure to wash weekly.
Put mats both inside and outside the doorway to cut down the dirt from even entering the Home
There's a lot more in and out of this Home now, therefore we've made a habit for the (HA! Really it's a habit for the humans of the house!) To wash her paws at the door. It is also recommended to put mats in the interior and outside the door to cut down the dirt from entering the home.
Clean up accidents immediately, which means that your dog does not believe that that spot is her/his toilet.
Do not use cleaners with ammonia they Smell like pee to dogs. A homemade cleaner you can use for pet accidents is fairly straightforward to make. It is made up of mixing 1 quart of hot water, one teaspoon of dish soap plus 1 teaspoon white vinegar. Blot the region with towels, wet with all the homemade cleaner and allow it to sit for 15 minutes before you blot again.
Always maintain a mat beneath their food bowl to help with easy cleanup and keep the majority of the food/water debris from your floor.
Vacuum quite often.
I've improved my vacuuming since Misty joined our household to every 2 days. It is not a deep cleansing kind of vacuuming but does cut down on fur. Which is not too big of a problem yet, but understand as she grows, so will your hair issue.
Keeping a house clean when you have pets isn't Inevitably harder. Furthermore, not impossible but, it will require different routines. Just a little training for your dog and yourself (and kids!) will Help make sure you succeed at keeping a clean property.