Meet Skye

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Meet our baby Skye. We got her when she was just 6 weeks old! We’ve had her for about 3 weeks now and she’s one of the sweetest and smartest pups I’ve ever had. She loves to snuggle and loves delicious treats which has made potty training so easy!*E12A7C6C-268A-40C5-A111-4D7C395D8552*jpeg?alt=media&token=a33a9ddb-4565-41e3-9df3-f896b600014a

Here’s a pic of her with her big brother, Smoke. Honestly, I’m so amazed by how quickly they’ve grown to like and maybe even love each other! We have 6 dog beds and yet they always find a way to fit in one 🥰*64E83957-B88F-4458-B84C-189CE42D1CF3*jpeg?alt=media&token=514f97bc-38fb-4492-8f5c-fd3002e14cec

She’s quite a wild sleeper and sleeps in the most awkward, yet adorable positions.*CE6687F9-886E-4DF4-90FE-C67EC82DB5B2*jpeg?alt=media&token=3ceda956-594e-494d-95b8-ac6af7a49066
We chose to name her Skye because of her eyes. In the sun, they’re blue but in the house, they’re gray. The white and gray patches remind us of the sky and what a beautiful sight 💕*324284FA-AA34-4180-9F2C-4448C62FDD69*jpeg?alt=media&token=90b37f6e-6de5-495c-877a-dadb0bbc08b0

Meet Smoke

Here’s our oldest baby, Smoke. He was still in the home I’d rescued him from in the before pic. The after was when he was 15 months old! Look at that growth! Yep, he’s our big, ol’ healthy baby and we’ll do anything to protect him.

When he was just 8 weeks, he knew his name, “sit”, “come” and he was learning “leave it.” Yes, he’s really smart and spoiled if you can’t tell 😁*21CD6C32-557A-4B9B-A97F-6C5B86563B97*jpeg?alt=media&token=dc4f9fe3-e783-40ac-9230-c7aaedd70d9e

How to Properly Clean Messes 🧼

OMG! If I knew then what I know now! I would've saved so much carpet!

Back in 2007, I had a 7.5lb Yorkie-poo. She always pottied in the same area in the apartment -- turning the carpet a different color (one I eventually had to pay to be redone). I cleaned the area with every household cleaner you can name. Not only did it NOT discourage her from going in the area, but it also turned the carpet a different color.

Apparently, there are enzymes in dog's urine that their sensitive noses can pick up. If they can smell it, no matter how faint or nonexistent it is to us, they're more likely to go in that area.

Fast forward:

In 2017, I brought my baby, Smoke, home. He was only 7.5 weeks old. Because he was still young, he didn't know that he was supposed to "hold it." Because we didn't have much carpet, I thought it would be ok and easier to clean. I quickly realized just cleaning the area with soap and water or household cleaners didn't work. He'd go back in the area.

I went online and started looking for effective cleaners. That was back in 2017 and it's been in my house ever since!

Potty training was a breeze! I kept a close eye on him and soon enough, he couldn't find places where it was "OK" to potty in the house.

On the rare occasion when he was sick, we quickly cleaned the area and everything was back to normal! No leftover stains or residue.

Now that we have Skye, we faced a different challenge. Going outside was easy because she loves delicious treats but... she kept mistaking their beds and our small area rugs for grass. So she wouldn't potty on the hardwood floor but she'd hop on their bed and the rug and go.

I simply pat the area with paper towel to get it up, spray the cleaner and either let the area air dry (padded areas) or wipe up the cleaner (hard surfaces).

Three simple steps!

It's so quick and simple! Plus the cleaner smells good!

Not only has it discouraged her for going potty in the same area and made potty training easier but when people come to visit, they always state how it doesn't "smell" like I have dogs 😍

I usually use the White bottle for everyday messes and the Red for more severe cases such as vomit and diarrhea.

Both are on sale so grab them now!

Nature's Miracle Stain & Odor Remover Trigger Spray
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