Keep poisonous plants away from pets.
your pet's bedding by sprinkling with baking soda, wait
15 minutes and vacuum. Baking soda is nontoxic.
you don't have time to give your pet a bath, try a dry bath.
Rub baking soda into their fur and brush it through and
you have indoor pets, be sure to keep electrical cords,
cleaning products, medications, plastic bags, etc. out of
give your pets bones. They can splinter and cause serious
injury. Offer them treats and chews made for them.
is toxic to pets. Also sweets can upset their digestive
you suspect pet urine is in your home but you can't find
it, use a black light in the dark. Urine and feces residue
will glow in the dark with this light.
get allergies too. If your pet scratches or chews more than
normal, see your vet.
precautions when treating your yard with pesticides and
herbicides. Keep your pets away from these. If they do come
in contact with these, wash your pet thoroughly and call
your dog is trying to dig under the fence, fill the hole
with concrete or bricks.
your dogs and cats don't mind being vacuumed, it's an easy
way to get rid of loose hair. Use an upholstery attachment
and avoid the face and ears.
you have a longhaired pet, trim the hair between its toes
to prevent dust and mud from collecting between the toes.
rid fleas from your carpet, in a bowl add one tablespoon
of dish washing liquid to one quart of water, but don't
create bubbles. Place the bowl in the area where the fleas
are. Then place a lamp near the bowl and shine the light
on the bowl with the rest of the room dark. The fleas will
jump into the water in the bowl. The next morning empty
the bowl and repeat each night for two weeks.
you own a dog and a baby arrives, be sure to give your pet
its own special time with you each day. Your pet needs to
know it hasn't lost your affection.
encourage aggression. Playing rough and encouraging play
biting may lead to aggressive behavior.
let your dog roam. They could get into fights, injuries
and other harmful things.
leave dangerous objects like pins, needles, etc within reach
of your pet.
your dog's nails every few weeks or as often as necessary
to maintain that length. This will prevent the quick from
growing too long and prevent the nail from bleeding.
a tea strainer in the tub drain when bathing your pet to
prevent shedding hair from clogging the drain.
keep your pet from chewing on the furniture, put a little
oil of cloves on the furniture with a cotton ball. If the
smell doesn't keep them away, the taste will.
trim a cat's whiskers. The whiskers act as sensors that
help them to get around in tight spaces.
best way to stop two cats from fighting is to pour water
stop a dogfight, turn the water hose on them.
Never leave your pets in a hot car. In the summer time it
gets very hot in a matter of minutes.
keep your dog free from fleas, try feeding your dog garlic.
Fleas don't like garlic. When given to the dog often it
keeps the odor on the skin. Fleas will not bother with that
For a new puppy that is having a hard time sleeping, wrap
a towel around a warm hot water bottle and place it in his
with short hair or white hair can sunburn. Keep them out
of the sun for prolonged periods of time.
your dog have behavior problems? Increase your dog's exercise,
try long walks, jogging, playing in the back yard or whatever
the two of you enjoy doing together. Make the exercise regular
and vigorous. Your pet's energy has to go somewhere. Remember
that a tired dog is almost always a good dog.
cleaning with cleaning agents, don't allow your pet access
to the area where you are using the cleaning agents. Also,
store cleaning products where pets and children can't reach