Your Dog Needs A Dog Litter Box

By Maria Posted in dog care, dog litter box /

There are various models of dog litter boxes available, and with more owners turning to them, it may be time to consider one for your dog. But you might be asking yourself: Why would I need a dog litter box? But the answer isn’t just for you- it’s an answer that your dog has probably already been hinting about.

The pup’s comfort

Comfort is the number one aspect you should look to provide for the dog. The outdoor atmosphere can be a little unpredictable, leaving your dog drenched (and a little smelly) in the rainy season, with baking paws on hot cement during sunny days, or even freezing during a winter snow flurry. While the outdoors can be a great place for you and the pup to play, not every day is ideal for your dog’s paws. So consider the fact that with an indoor litter box, your pup won’t have to navigate the extremes to take care of their daily business.

In most scenarios, the weather isn’t the only outdoor annoyance. During the training process, dogs can quickly become distracted by neighboring dogs barking at them, a cat running through the yard, or even the sound of thunder in the distance. These can hinder the training process, which will translate to you putting in more time in the process, time that may not be available.

The dog will not hold it in all day while you’re away at work. Though we love them, it isn’t possible to spend every waking moment with them. So while we’re away, your pup doesn’t have the opportunity to potty when they need to. With an indoor dog litter box, their potty needs will be addressed more conveniently, and you won’t have to rush back home during the lunch hour break to let them out before they make a mess inside.

As a dog gets older, they’re ability to hold it in becomes affected and some may even lose complete control. Combined with other symptoms of aging, such as arthritis, the journey outside can be very uncomfortable.

Convenience for you too

What if you live in the city? You often have to navigate numerous flights of stairs just to let your dog potty, and in extreme weather, this can become quite the hassle. Basically, dog litter boxes are great for those that don’t have quick access to a yard. Some can even be placed outdoors such as a patio or balcony. Safety at night is another concern, especially for those that live in urban areas. If your dog suddenly has the urge at midnight, you don’t have to get dressed and take your dog out into a dimly lit area.

The indoor dog litter boxes come in various sizes and applications, so picking one out for your pup takes some serious consideration. But once you do decide on one, your dog will love you for making their potty experience that much easier. And consider this, you’ve got one inside, so why shouldn’t your dog have one too?

Keeping up with your pet supplies can be just another thing you don’t want to have to remember. After a long day at work and going to the store, the last thing you want to do is have to go “to the store” again. Consider home delivery of your pet supplies!

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