Do you clean your pet's paws after their walks around the neighborhood?
North Carolina University investigated the presence of bacteria in households with dogs, compared to pet-free households. Not surprisingly, the dog homes had higher bacteria populations, representing a wider variety of bacteria.
Some of the microbes the study identified include E.coli, MRSA, salmonella, listeria, and others that can cause pneumonia or gingivitis in humans. Yikes!
With the current situation affecting the world, we should all be taking extra steps to limit the funk we're bringing into our homes!
Making your own On Guard hand cleansing mist will help with sanitizing paws as well!
- 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera Gel
- 5 drops doTERRA On Guard
- Filtered/Distilled Water
- 2 oz spray bottle
1. In a 2 oz glass spray bottle, combine Aloe Vera Gel and On Guard.
2. Fill the rest of bottle with water. Shake prior to use.
3. Spray on paws after each walk & wipe off with a damp cloth.
Stay healthy friends!