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Effective, Pet-Safe Cleaning Products

We all love our pets, but invariably they land in the doghouse for wreaking havoc on our carpets, couches, and other home surfaces. Dealing with the mess can be tricky; the ASPCA reports that poisoning from household cleaners is one of the top reasons for emergency phone calls from frantic owners. "There are many effective products that clean and remove odors without putting your pet at risk," says Julia Szabo, columnist for and author of Pretty Pet-Friendly (Wiley). Here are great options that get the job done while keeping your animal out of harm's way.

By Cheryl S. Grant

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PawSafe Multi-Surface Cleaner
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Problem: Drool

Product: PawSafe Multi-Surface Cleaner

Why It Works: Spray this on glass, tile, sealed wood, and other water-safe surfaces to remove Fido's spittle. And since it's free of harmful chemicals, have no worries if your pup is prone to pressing his face to the window.

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