Is it Pet Safe? Protecting your Pets and your Home

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Home Safety Tips for Pets

It’s a no brainer that your pet is part of your family. It is also a living being that looks to you for protection and depends on you for it’s life. So why wouldn’t you want to make sure that your home is 100 percent safe for them?

You do, that’s why you are reading this article right now. Congrats on taking the first step to make sure that your home is a safe zone for your pets.

A baby’s curiosity

While some people call their pets their “fur babies” we all know that they are not actually children. They do have very childlike attributes though like their curiosity. Pets will get into as many of your things as it’s possible and will also try to consume them.

You wouldn’t keep petrol and other harmful liquids near ground level if you had children around so offer the same courtesy to your pets. It’s debatable which is harder to convince that insecticides are not drinkable pets or babies, so best to keep it out of the reach of both.

Protect from creepy crawlies

The above might have been an obvious one, but one that isn’t obvious is protecting your pet from insects. Some insects can carry diseases that can make your pet pretty sick so it’s important, especially if your pet is an outside pet, for you to clean their sleeping areas. Check for ants, maggots, cockroaches, and anything else that make be making a meal of your pet.

It is also very important to check your pet for ticks if they are an outside pet or after walks in wooded areas.

A final tip to use pest controllers like Little Critters Pest Control & Termite Management Specialists that also think of your pets and will use pet friendly methods that make sure you and your pet are bug free.

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