The Pet Loo – An Indoor Potty for Dogs
Oh winter – there are so many things I don’t like about you. And at the top of the list is taking my dog out to do his business. So for cold-phobia people like me (and in my defense, the dog isn’t too keen on the snow either), there’s The Pet Loo, an indoor potty for dogs.
Suitable for use indoors and outdoors (to keep on your patio or balcony if you live in a condo), The Pet Loo is basically “your backyard in a box.” It’s designed to contain your pet’s waste in one designated area in your home, which is perfect if you’re away for extended periods of time; have mobility issues; your dog has bladder issues; you live in a high rise; or you’re a wuss and just want to minimize your exposure to the elements (I fall into that category). This indoor dog potty is hygienic, convenient, simple and environmentally friendly – so let’s go over what it is and what it does.
The Pet Loo Pieces
The Pet Loo comes in a size for every dog. You can pick one up in small, medium and large. First, there’s the synthetic grass. It sits on top of the base that is slightly angled. This helps the pee drain efficiently, and channels it to the collection jug. The jug holds 2 liters of liquid and is made from material that is resistant to the acidity and smell of urine. This indoor dog potty is hygienic, convenient, simple and environmentally friendly
But Isn’t It Messy… and Gross?
Okay, so that was my first thought too, but The Pet Loo makes the whole process a whizz (sorry, couldn’t hold that one in). The grass sits in such a way that the base can collect the maximum amount of liquid. And when it’s time to empty, the jug is easy to remove and can be poured right into the toilet with no spillage. Or, you can purchase the Wee Sponge, a powder that you place in the jug. When the powder comes into contact with a liquid, it turns into gel that traps odors and can be thrown in the trash. The Wee Sponge is great for owners with a squeamish stomach who may be too grossed out to flush the collected pee in the toilet.
Keep It Clean
To keep things sanitary, you should pour warm water over the grass daily to flush out any excess urine. About two to three times a week, spray The Pet Loo with WEE Care, and once a week, run the whole unit in the shower or with a hose to give it a good cleaning.
Does your dog use The Pet Loo or have you been thinking of using an indoor potty for house training purposes? Please leave us your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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