Life Hacks for Dog Owners

Having a dog reaps many benefits (c’mon, everyone wants a furry friend by their side right?). However, there is no doubt that taking care of one can pose much time, dedication, and patience. I’ve scoured the internet and have come across 10 great life hacks for dog owners that make life a bit easier. 

  1. Use a plastic pitcher for your dog food. It makes pouring a LOT easier and keeps the food fresh.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.03.30 PM
  2. Make your own pill pockets to feed your dog medicine effortlessly.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.06.18 PM
  3. Use a squeegee for easy removal of pet hair from carpet.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.06.32 PM
  4. Put a little bit of parsley into your dog’s food to freshen up their breath.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.07.25 PM
  5. Urine in the carpet? No worries. Pour baking soda over the spot, let it sit for a while, and then vacuum it up.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.09.38 PM
  6. Summer is here! Cut up some apples, mix it in with some low sodium chicken broth, and freeze in an ice cube tray as a treat for those hot days.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.13.16 PM
  7. Who said shower caps were only meant for people? Use these caps to prevent shampoo from getting into dog ears/eyes.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.14.28 PM
  8. Run a dyer sheet over your dog to get rid of static in their fur.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.15.19 PM
  9. Dilute your dog shampoo with water. Not only will this make application easier, but the product will last longer. More bang for your buck.Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.16.18 PM
  10. Your dog can file their own nails: just attach sandpaper on a hard surface. Screenshot 2016-05-28 at 9.17.44 PM

 

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