Our pets make a house (or flat) a home. They also make a home dirtier, and they tend to eat and/or lick everything. So which cleaning products will keep our dogs and cats safe, while also effectively cleaning the space they live in? Start with this list.
These pet-safe, non-toxic cleaning products will clean up those messes safely.
1. Puracy Natural Multi-Surface Cleaner
This pet-safe cleaner works on multiple surfaces (glass, stainless steel, floors, countertops, etc.) and cuts through grease, grime, nose prints, wet food residue, and whatever other unwanted textures pets might leave. Plus, it smells mighty nice.
2. Puracy Carpet & Upholstery Shampoo
Another one from the Puracy family of products, because they get it right and smell good doing it. Use this pet-safe shampoo on carpets, furniture—anything your dog can and will pee on.
3. All-Purpose Tincture
This award-winning household cleaner is dermatologically-tested and vegan-friendly. The herbal formula has a relaxing aroma, is safe for the environment and will break down naturally without harming plants or animals. Use it as an eco-friendly alternative to bleach based cleaning products which contain harsh chemicals.
4. Floor Concentrate Tincture
This eco-friendly floor cleaner has been created with a 100% natural blend that includes cedar wood, bergamot, geranium oils, and chamomile extract. You only need to add a few drops of this formula to a full bucket of water and it’s perfect for cleaning wood, stone, laminate, tiles and all other types of hard flooring.
5. Furniture Tincture
This chemical-free furniture tincture is suitable for all painted and bare wooden surfaces as well as general household items. Made from a special blend of plant based oils, and ethically sourced beeswax and extracts, it’ll keep your furniture shiny and dust free, and your family and pets safe.
6. Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent
For washing pet beds, blankets, harnesses, clothes, and more, you’ll want a non-toxic cleaner that’s good for the environment. Seventh Generation is a trusted brand in the “green” cleaning space, and their laundry detergent is free of potentially harmful chemicals and additives.
7. Nature’s Miracle Advanced Stain and Odour Remover
Nature’s Miracle is one of the most popular pet cleaning products out there. It harnesses the power of bacteria-eating enzymes to eliminate funky smells. The enzymes are activated upon contact with stains and odours and eat away at the offending substance until it’s eliminated. The advanced formula attacks pet stains that have set in, removes pet pheromones, and destroys odours on contact to prevent re-soiling. Best of all, you can use it on any surface.
8. Biokleen Bac-Out Stain and Odour Remover
Bac-Out is another popular enzyme-based cleaner that eliminates bad smells. With no toxins or additives, this cleaner won’t negatively impact rivers, streams, or oceans if it goes down your drain. It’s also a fantastic addition to your washing powder—simply splash some in with your regular laundry detergent.
9. Bicarbonate of Soda
Bicarbonate of soda not only possesses great odour absorption powers, but it also makes a great stain remover and general cleaner. Combine with water to make a paste, or vinegar for extra cleaning power. Caution: don’t let your dog eat straight baking soda, which can cause stomach upset.
Along with baking soda, vinegar is a classic non-toxic cleaner that effectively cleans up many messes. Combine with baking soda and lemon for a fizzy, citrusy, all-natural scrub.
11. Ecover Multi-Action Wipes
Take the hassle out of cleaning with these single-use cleaning wipes which are completely biodegradable and contain no toxic chemicals! They’re ideal for wiping down kitchen and bathroom surfaces.
12. Better Life Natural All-Purpose Cleaner
This unscented, all-purpose cleaner can be applied to hard surfaces as well as upholstery. It’s derived entirely from plants, making it safe for kids and pets. Just spray and wipe with a towel, and you’re good to go!
13. Rocco & Roxie Enzyme-Powered Pet Odour and Stain Remover
This cleaner from Rocco & Roxie is formulated specifically for those smelly pet stains. It harnesses the power of enzymes to eliminate stains and odours, making this cleaner safe for people and pets.
14. Method Antibacterial All-purpose Cleaner
This environmentally friendly non-toxic cleaning product kills 99.9 per cent of all bacteria. The all-purpose solution can be used basically anywhere including kitchen counters, wooden tables, showers, stainless steel cupboards, and mirrors. The plastic bottles are recyclable and also made out of recycled bottles themselves.
15. Sal Suds Biodegradable Cleaner
This natural and effective biodegradable cleaner is made from plants and essential oils. Its natural formula is highly concentrated so you only need a couple of drops in warm water to create a hard-working scrub for pet stains.
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