If you have a pet, you will know the hassle when it comes to hair around the house.
Maintaining a clean home with fur all over the couch, your clothes and the floor can be quite difficult.
But, fortunately for us, 9Honey’s pet expert Dr Katrina Warren is sharing her top four tips when it comes to managing pet hair around the house.
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Use a dog conditioning spray
When grooming your pooch, it’s a good idea to use a dog conditioning spray.
“I am amazed what a difference these make as they really help lift out loose hair,” Warren says. “Lift the undercoat if you’ve got a double coated dog and reduce flyways.”
This will really help manage your dog’s coat.
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Choose the right surfaces
Keep in mind your pet’s coat when thinking about your home.
“Don’t get dark brown floor boards if you have a white pet and choose covers for your furniture,” Warrens says.
It’s not surprising that it can be much easier to clean fur from floorboards rather than fur wedged and stuck in carpet.
Having floorboards also helps other cleaning processes especially when you’ve got little puppies in training too.
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Use throws around the house
Cover those couches and your beds. You can cover almost any surface to prevent fur from getting stuck to all your furniture.
“Make sure they are easy to wash and dry,” Warren advises. “This is life-changing.”
It’s a simple and effective way to protect furniture too.
Use a damp rubber glove as an adhesive
Using a damp rubber glove essentially acts as an adhesive for the fur to stick to.
Simply rub it over the desired area and the pet hair will stick to the glove and come right off.
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When you’re done, all you need to do is pull the glove off and give it a rinse. Voila!
Watch the video above for all of Dr Katrina’s tips.
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Pooch unrecognizable after grooming