8 Green Pet Care and Cleaning Tips


Bath Time

­Does Whiskers smell funky? Has Mr. Sprinkles gotten into something rank? Baking soda is a great option for dry bathing your pet. This is especially helpful since most cats hate water.

­To dry bathe your dog or cat, sprinkle your pet's coat with baking soda, then give the coat a good rubdown with your hands. Next, use a gentle brush to spread the baking soda throughout the coat until the baking soda is gone. And since it is nontoxic, there's no need to worry if your pet takes a liking to its taste.

­If you want to minimize soap residue when using other dog-washing methods, add a little vinegar to the rinse water after the bath, then rinse your dog again with plain water.