How to Pet Proof Your House

Sometimes pets can be a hassle in your home. To remedy this, you can pet proof your home with a few simple steps.

Steps

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    Place chemicals, knives, glass, medicines, coins, balloons, plants, and alcohol out of reach. They may try chew or eat it.
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    Place pet gates on areas where your pet(s) will do their business in the area.
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    Clean up the floors, carpets, and rugs. Your pets may try to eat something off the floor, including dirt, wrappers, and dust.
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    Place people's food and candy out of reach of pets.
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    Close all doors to prevent your pets from accessing rooms with dangers.
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    Cover all outlets to prevent your pet from touching the outlets.
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    Place chocolate out of reach of pets. Chocolate is bad for pets, so keep them out of reach.
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    If you have a cat, lock the cats litter box. Pets may try to enter the cat's litter box.
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    Place forks, scissors, guns, sharp objects, or any weapons out of reach.
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    Put a fence and gate outside your house. Your pets may run away and get killed.

Article Info

Categories: Pet Hazards | Pets and Animals