How do I stop my dog from sitting on the outdoor furniture?
- Place a comfy dog bed near the piece of patio furniture that your dog fancies.
- Block your dog’s access to his favorite patio furniture.
- Supervise your pet companion each time you allow him the run of the yard.
- Spray the patio furniture with a scent that your dog dislikes.
What scent keeps dogs off furniture? Citrus, hot pepper, and vinegar are three common ingredients that most dogs despise. Benebone recommends making a spritz using vinegar and citrus essential oil. Start with a clean spray bottle with 1 1/2 cups of water. Add 2 tablespoons of distilled white vinegar and 20 drops of orange or lemon essential oil.
Is there something you can spray on furniture to keep dogs off? If you have the right fabric, pour 1 1/2 cups of water into a clean spray bottle. Then, add 20 drops of lemon or orange essential oil and 2 tablespoons of distilled white vinegar. Try a light spray of this mixture in an inconspicuous area. Dogs do not like this scent.
How do you protect outdoor furniture from animals? Furniture covers are an easy way to shield your patio furniture from squirrel droppings and add an extra barrier to stop them from tearing up your outdoor cushions and pillows. As a bonus, these covers also protect your furniture from rain, snow, dirt, and anything else nature throws your way.