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Monday, September 29, 2014

Tips to happier living with dogs

Here are some of the tips / remedies / suggestions given to make your life with the dog easier :

 Tips no...
    6. Use baking soda to get dog urine out of carpet
    7. Put a ball in your dog’s food bowl if he or she eats too fast. They’ll be forced to move the ball around to get to all the food.
    9. If your dog isn’t feeling well, add some low-sodium chicken broth to the drinking water.
  10. To remove pet hair from upholstery, dampen a rubber glove and run your gloved hand over it.

A shower caddy makes a great storage solution for all your doggie stuff.
12. Use a shower caddy to organise your dog paraphernalia
Another fantastic idea - Tip no 16
Invest in an escape-prevention harness if you have a small dog and a fenced-in yard. No escape now..

23. As a safety reminder to you anyone else, print this 

Print out and keep this handy chart of what foods your dog should NOT be given.

This should safe some frustration :
Make your own flea shampoo.

24. Make your own Dog Shampoo -
1 cup Dawn, 1 cup vinegar, and 1 quart of warm water. Massage in and let it sit for five minutes. According to one testimonial, “The fleas just floated in the water and died and best of all little Libby did not have any reactions at all to the process.”

25. For easy tick removal, apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball and swab the tick with the cotton ball for a few seconds

30. Read your dog's body language. Good for visitors too -- maybe put it up at the front door entrance :)
Read your dog's body language.

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