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Household Chemicals That May Cause Dog Itchy Skin

By January 21, 2012March 26th, 2015No Comments

Chemicals that Cause Dog Itchy Skin

Sometimes it’s easy to forget the products and chemicals that we use to beautify and protect ourselves and our homes can be dangerous — even deadly — to our dogs.

Make a conscious effort to purchase organic, natural and safe sprays for your home. If a product is questionable, don’t use it! And if you just must…then keep your dog far away.

The following is a list of potentially harmful sprays and chemicals that you might have lying around your house.

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  • Carpet cleaners, deodorizers, and brand new carpet
  • Cat litter
  • Cement
  • Certain medications such as neomycin
  • Chlorinated water
  • Dishwashing detergents
  • Disinfectants
  • Fertilizers
  • Home furnishings, fibers, dyes, polishes and cleansers
  • Lanolin
  • Leather and metal collars (click here for top reviews of safe adult and puppy collars and leashes)
  • Rubber and plastics
  • Soaps and shampoos, petroleum-derived products

This list merely scratches the surface of possible irritating chemicals to keep far away from your dog.

A good rule of thumb? Keep most man made products in a place your dog can’t get to.

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This article was reposted by New York Dog Nanny.
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