Spring Cleaning for Dog Lovers – 10 Tips to Help

As humans are packing away their winter coats and sweaters, dogs are preparing for warmer weather by shedding. This can really derail your cleaning plans – and if you are one of the estimated 10 percent of the population with pet allergies it can signal the beginning of sneezing, watery eyes and a runny nose.

Get out those mops and put on your rubber gloves because spring is here and it’s time to clean house! Many pet owners are getting ready to tackle their to-do lists and spruce up their home. As you make plans to sweep and dust, consider including a few activities to make the next few weeks easier on you and your dog.

Here are some tips to help you with your spring cleaning:

Without a doubt, spring is a great time to spruce up your house or start that home improvement project you’ve been putting off. Just a few extra minutes of preparation can also help reduce shedding and make your home smell fresh and clean. Keep your pet’s safety in mind while cleaning, and it won’t be long until you’re basking in the glow of a clean home and pet.