DIY green and healthy tips for your pets

DIY green and healthy tips for your pets

  • We love our pets. Our furry often scaly friends need non-toxic care too.
  • Take a healthy step!
  • Give them some tender loving care and be good to the planet too.
  • Use these basic items and keep them in your pantry to combat odors and maybe accidents. Discover natural litters too.
  • Baking soda: It is so versatile in use. We all have it as an odor absorbent in our fridge, but how about to soak up stink?
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup on carpets, rugs, and your pet’s bed and let it stand for 1o to 15 minutes, then vacuum.
  • You can also give your dog or cat a dry bath by dousing Baking Soda on them. Use a gentle brush to remove excess powder. This works well for cats and dogs who do not like water.
  • Baking soda can also be used in litter box to keep it fresh between scoops.
  • You can make your own cat litter using a small box of baking soda mixed with sandy clay soil to cover two to three inches of the bottom of the liter box.
  • Bird and and hamster homes can be wiped down using a wet cloth sprinkled with baking soda. Use a thin layer at the bottom of the cage to absorb odors.
  • Vinegar: We all know the many uses of Vinegar. It is a solvent and antibacterial.
  • Use equal parts of white distilled vinegar and warm water solution to remove odors or accidents smell.
  • Vinegar can be used for litter box . You can spray the box and let it stand for 10 minutes, then wipe away with a clean cloth.
  • Earth Friendly liters:
  • Yesterday’s News – Nestle/Purina
  • Made with recycled paper
  • Packaging is recyclable (where facilities exists)
  • Unscented – no fragrance
  • 3x more moisture absorbent than clay*
  • 99.7% dust free
  • Tough on odors
  • Non-toxic (safe if ingested)
  • Designed for low tracking
  • Available in 5 lb., 15 lb., and 30 lb. packages
  • Used by many veterinarians for post surgical kitties. Available at all major pet supply retailers, including PetSmart & PETCO.
  • Cedarific: NEPCO Products
  • The affordable litter is made of processed hardwood and cedar chips.
  • Free of dust, silica, chemicals, and clay.
  • Biodegradable and compostable.
  • Natural scent to boost odor control and repels pests.
  • Available at some pet supply retailers.
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  1. You can also use diluted vinegar to rub down your dogs coat with a dampened cloth for a quick ‘bath’ . Once dry, no vinegar smell remains and the doggy smell is gone.

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