Tips to a Pet-Friendly New Home

The quest to searching for a new place you and your beloved pets can call home can be quite the challenge, negotiations here and convincing your landlords that your pets are well-trained, will take some time. But the real challenge here is the need to redecorate your new home and making it pet friendly.

 

Having a pet-friendly home not only benefits your pet but also you. So, to help you start making your new home pet-friendly, here are some quick tips:

 

Safety Gates — Parents use safety gates around the house to prevent their child from entering an unsafe zone life the kitchen, these gates can also be beneficial when you have dogs around and you want to cook in peace and not worry about hurting your pets for possible accidents.

 

Store It High — Some things around the house are not for your pets, like food that they shouldn’t eat for it may cause serious illness or even death. To avoid spillage situations and making a mess, you might want to store the things your pets might touch in a more elevated place.

 

Cover It — Trash bins, toilets and whatever else that needs to be covered, should be covered securely. Your pets can be curious at times so better be safe than clean up their mess after they satisfied their curiosity. Also, make sure to close your toilet to avoid your little furry friends from drowning.

 

Hide Them All — All those chewable items like shoes, slippers and the like should be kept where your pet cannot chew on them. Also, your vases or picture frames should be put where your pet cannot break them, either hang your picture frames or put your vases of flowers on high shelves to avoid breakage when it gets fun.

 

Not All House Plants are Safe — Having a house plant at home somehow makes you feel earthy and fresh but  unfortunately, some houseplants are not safe for your pets. Lilies, tulips and a lot more of those can be harmful to your pets to ingest, so make sure you also do your own research of what houseplants are safe for your pets but can still add freshness to your new home.

 

These are five to a lot more tips for keeping your new home pet-friendly, may these quick tips guide you to be the best and responsible pet parent. Your efforts to keeping your pets safe and disciplined will be all worth it when they stay loyal and loving towards you. Keep it up!