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Dog Pads: How to Choose and Use

In our last post about dog pads we learned that lots of layers add up to a stronger pad that will soak up pee and get rid of nasty pet odors. And pads with an added attractant (scent) will let pooches know where to go. In this post, Matt Clifton with OUT! shares his tips […]

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E-Book: Getting Tough on Pet Stains & Odors

When you’ve been destroying pet stains and odors for 30 years like Simple Solution has, you tend to learn a thing or two along the way. We recently asked them to share their best tips for cleaning pet stains, odors and other messes, and this E-book is what they gave us. We hope you enjoy it!  

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Dog Pads: Peeling Back The Layers

Dog pads can be a lifesaver for us pet parents. In fact, how did we manage before they were invented? Not great. We had to use old newspapers or rags, neither of which is very effective in soaking up urine or hiding nasty dog pee and poop smells. Thankfully, we now have dog pads to […]

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Infographic: The Anatomy of a Pet Stain

Not all pet stains are created equal, and the first step to defeating this enemy is knowing everything about it. This infographic helps you identify—and neutralize—any pet stain in your home, by looking at four key characteristics: Pet Stain Type Liquids and solid pet stains leave their own unique messes. Use paper towels to pick […]

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The Science Behind Cleaning Pet Stains And Odors

Welcome, fair readers, to the third part of our Stain and Odor series of posts. We’ve walked you through cleaning pet messes and particularly bad odors, but now we’d like to talk about the science behind cleaning; it really does takes a lab coat to create some truly innovative stain- and odor-destroying products. In this […]

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Getting Tough on Pet Stains and Odors: Part 2

Pet parents can be divided over which is worse: messy pet stains or smelly pet odors. Here at Live The Pet Life, our vote goes to pet odors, including urine smell. But we know our pets aren’t doing it to annoy us. They might have a urine infection or other illness, be anxious about something […]

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Getting Tough on Pet Stains and Odors: Part 1

Pet stains and odors: your nose is usually the first to alert you. Your cat has urinated on your carpet, on your cushions, or even in your bed. Or your dog has pooped in your home. Or maybe it’s your eyes that alert you—to a pile of pet vomit. These types of “accidents” can happen […]

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New Tricks for Great Pet Care

  Ahhh summer….the smell of fresh cut grass, and long dog walks with multiple poo-poo picking-uppings. Wait, what? Yep, relishing the outdoors in summertime comes with pesky (and sometimes large, wink, wink) challenges, in the form of situations ripe with “I should have brought two bags”. Luckily you can tackle these bitty, stinky nuisances with […]

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The Scoop: Do’s and Don’ts for Taking Care of Dog Poop

“What do I do with my dog’s poop?” That’s a question most dog parents ask themselves at one time or another. Here are a few tips to help you decide what to do–and not to do–with your dog’s waste: DON’T leave your dog’s poop on your lawn. It doesn’t make good fertilizer. The poop can […]

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