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6 House Cleaning Tips for Every Dog Owner

puppy playing on carpet

Getting a dog may be one of your biggest life commitments yet. At the same time, it may have been one of the best decisions you’ve ever made in your life. 

Looking back at those early days with your puppy, you may realize now how big he or she has gotten. Depending on the breed, there may now be a full-sized dog living in your home. As such, it’s crucial for you not to lose control of your home. After all, you can’t just abandon the cleanliness of your space, especially since dogs can make a mess almost all the time.

Beyond having a healthy home for your dog, you must recognize the significance of maintaining a healthy home for yourself and your family. As such, here we are with a compiled list of pet-approved methods for removing dirt, hair, and more. Without further ado, here are the six house cleaning tips for every dog owner.

Maintain Your Cleanliness

We bet that your pet’s fur may be a continual source of stress for you. Grooming helps to reduce hair loss. Brush your dog a couple of times per week to save money on grooming. This could improve your relationship with your dog. If possible, brush outside to reduce allergen-causing skin particles. Bathing your dog on a regular basis helps to reduce odor. For a dog-friendly home, a clean dog is necessary.

Wipe Down Those Muddy Paws

Keep a towel and a tiny bowl of water near the door for cleaning your dog’s paws after a walk or when he returns from the backyard. My folks’ black lab is particularly expert at throwing mud, so they always bring multiple towels with them on treks.

Prioritize Your Dog’s Physical Health

Dogs left alone are destructive. Take your dog for regular walks (or runs, depending on the breed). To keep them from feeling anxious, destroying your things, and roaming around the house, provide them with mentally and physically enriching activities outside of the house. 

Provide a Bowl Placemat for Your Pet

A placemat that can be cleaned with soap and water, or a little mat or rug that can be washed with towels on a regular basis. Food and water splattering will be decreased. Use stainless steel or nonporous silicone dog dishes. Plastics can harbor bacteria that are dangerous to your pet.

Make Use of Your Vacuum

Having a furry pet means fur is unavoidable. You may even find that after cleaning and scrubbing your dog’s feet, pet hair and grime will remain. 

Vacuuming improves the situation. Pet owners should vacuum at least once a week, and more regularly in high-traffic areas, according to cleaning professionals. A weekly house-wide vacuuming may be required if you have multiple pets or pets and youngsters. It will be challenging, but it will be worthwhile.

Get Assistance from Professionals

If this appears difficult, it is. Thankfully, professionals can assist. Today’s normal cleaning service plans include various alternatives for dog owners, such as hand-cleaned floors (no mops that miss corners and small spots), vacuuming upholstered furniture, vacuuming under beds and couches, and wiping down baseboards, sanitizing surfaces, and more. With a professional and caring crew on your side, your home can be maintained.


Of course, we all know by now that house cleaning is an essential task in every household. This is actually more crucial to accomplish if you live with dogs. As such, always keep these tips in mind so that you can build a cleaning routine for a safe home for yourself, your family, and your furry pets.

Are you looking for house cleaning services in AZ?  Inside Out Cleaning is a team of professionals who can ensure that your home is beautiful, safe, and clean. Give us a call today to schedule your next cleaning appointment!

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