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Out, Spot! Pooch-Friendly Cleaning Products

Face it, dogs are dirty. From muddy paws to wet fur (and don’t even get me started on the drool…eew), keeping house and hound squeaky clean is near impossible. However, we’ve dug up some of our favorite cleaning products that are safe for human and canine alike.

Skout's Honor Laundry Booster

Price: $13.99

Give your soiled clothes a boost of clean with Skout’s Honor Laundry Booster Stain and Odor Removal Additive. All natural and derived from plants, this eco-friendly and non-toxic formula is safe for the family yet tough enough to handle even the toughest stains and odors. Three-times-concentrated, this powerful formula is designed for your laundry to give it the boost it needs without leaving any residue. Accidents happen, but thankfully Skout’s Honor has you and your home covered the next time they do!

FURminator Long Hair Dog Deshedding Tool

Price: $31.95 (was $36.99; you save 14%)

Keeping up with your paw-tner’s grooming routine can help her look better, smell fur-esher and promote an all-around healthier coat. The FURminator Long Hair Dog Deshedding Tool is designed with a stainless-steel edge that reaches effortlessly through your pet’s topcoat, removing loose hair and undercoat. And when used as directed, you never have to worry about it cutting her skin or damaging her topcoat. The ergonomic handle offers you comfort during the grooming process and the curved edge conforms to your pet’s body to ensure she’s comfortable, too. And with regular use, you can even help to significantly reduce shedding!

Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Corded Handheld Vacuum

Price: $179.99 (was $189.99; you save 10%)

If you’re tired of taking the time and effort to pick up after your pet’s messes, then try the Bissel SpotBot Deluxe Portable Pet Carpet Cleaner. This machine takes all the guesswork out of cleaning for you—it knows exactly how much water and cleaning formula your floors need for a thorough clean! It then follows up with a brushing action and vacuum suction that removes dirt, debris, pet stains and paw prints for you. Simply push the button and watch your new SpotBot do its job!

Moso Natural Air Purifying Bag

Price: $9.95 (was $9.99; you save 4%)

Keep your home smelling fresh no matter how many fur babies you might have with the eco-friendly and effective Moso Natural Air Purifying Bag. Made with 100% all-natural and sustainably sourced materials, including ultra-absorbent bamboo charcoal and an outer bag composed of raw linen, this air purifier is small but mighty, working continuously to remove odors, allergens and harmful pollutants from your home. This non-toxic alternative to air fresheners is completely safe to use around your furry friends and its purifying effects will have you and your pets breathing healthier and easier for up to two full years!

Burt's Bees Shed Control Dog Shampoo

Price: $6.99 (was $10.99; you save 36%)

Tap into nature’s power with Burt’s Bees Shed Control Dog Shampoo. From the trusted name in natural skin care, this gentle cleanser is made with some of nature’s finest ingredients for your peace of mind, and to keep your dog happy and feeling great. Including omega 3s and vitamin E to strengthen the hair and reduce breakage, it helps to lessen the amount of shedding—which is something all members in the house can appreciate. Plus, it’s all pH balanced for dogs with no sulfates or colorants.

Nature's Miracle Dog Stain & Odor Remover Spray

Price: $7.29 (was $12.99; you save 44%)

Nature’s Miracle Dog Stain & Odor Remover for dogs is tough on dog urine, feces, vomit, drool and other organic stains and odors. The bacteria-based formula produces enzymes to target spot stains and odors while freshening with a light citrus scent. When used as directed, it’s safe to use on carpets, hard floors, furniture, fabrics and more—because curious dogs can get into just about anything. Plus, the ready to use spray bottle helps you get to work right away.


about the author

Brandie Ahlgren is founder and editor of CityDog Magazine. She, and her team of dog-loving editors, dig up the best places for you to sit, stay and play with your four-legged friends. Brandie, 12-year-old boxer Thya and Mexican foster failure Pancho, reside in West Seattle and can often be found hanging out at Westcrest Dog Park.

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