Life Hacks for Dog Owners
- Dog Training
- December 7, 2018
Your pooch is a source of joy – and a lot of work too! Unless you are prepared with a few tricks, you can easily be overwhelmed!
Here are a few life hacks for dog owners :
Covers keep your furniture fur free
If you do allow pets on your furniture, you are probably aware of how hard it is to keep it clean. In order to keep your furniture clean and fur free, it’s a good idea to use a cover. You can use sheets, blankets or slip covers. You can also use decorative covers that are custom made and match with your other home décor. So, when it’s cleaning time, simply wash these covers and you are good to go!
Dryer sheets to pick up dog hair
Dryer sheets work like magic while trying to pick up dog hair. Simply rub the dryer sheet over the couch and what it as the hair clings to the sheet.
Rubber gloves to pick up stray dog hair
Dog hair get everywhere and it’s quite overwhelming on cleaning day! Well, put on some rubber gloves and run your hands over your furniture. It’s amazing to watch how the hair cling to the rubber gloves.
Baking soda to clean pet urine
Did your dog pee on the carpet? Well, no worries, baking soda are a great substance to use for cleaning pet urine. It gets rid of the odor too. Pour some baking soda on the spot, let it sit for over 20 minutes and then simply vacuum it!
Window squeegee to clean fur from the carpet
Dog hair everywhere? Well, if pet hair is deep into the carpet, it’s quite a daunting task to get them out. Window squeegee could be useful to pick up dog hair from your carpet. Simply scrape it along the carpet and watch the hair come up.
DIY carpet de-odorizer
Want to get rid of some dog odors? A simple deodorizer could be a very handy. You can also make your own simple dog friendly carpet deodorizer using things that you have got at home like plain white vinegar or plain baking soda.
Packing tape to pick up fur too!
Do your clothes pick up dog hair? If you do not have a lint roller handy, one of the most effective life hacks for dog owners is to use packaging tape to pick up that hair.
Create a barrier to keep your dog out of the litter box
If your dog goes straight for the litter, make sure that a barrier is built high enough
Treats to keep them busy
The one thing you can do is to give your dog his favorite treat to keep him busy!
Make a tug toy from old clothes
Do you have some extra t-shirts lying around? Make a toy for your dog! It’s a great way to keep them busy and you do not have to throw out your old tees too!
Loveable as they are, unless you learn an easy way for all the dog things, it’s bound to get overwhelming! These life hacks could be life savers!