1. Do dog toys need to be washed?
Dog toys need to be cleaned after they are bought, and these toys also need to be disinfected to avoid affecting the health of dogs. This is because the dog toys from the factory have a lot of bacteria and uncleanness on them. Therefore, the owners want to buy back rice dog toys to be sterilized or soaked in hot water (depending on the material). It is recommended that the toy can be made of silicone material. The silicone is non-toxic and tasteless, and it only needs to be simply cleaned. If it is an ordinary plastic toy, you can soak it in a professional pet disinfectant, then rinse it with water and dry it before giving it to the dog.
2. How to clean dog toys?
When cleaning dog toys, the cleaning method is different according to the material of the toy.
① Cleaning of plush toys.To clean plush toys, you must first prepare the cleaning tools you need to use. For example, coarse salt, large plastic bags. This cleaning method is called dry cleaning. After everything is prepared, put the coarse salt and the dirty stuffed toy into a plastic bag, and then put it into the plastic bag and shake it vigorously to make the coarse salt and wool The plush toys have sufficient frictional contact, and the plush toys are cleaned by this method.The principle of this cleaning is to use the adsorption effect of salt, namely sodium chloride, on dirt. Because table salt has a strong disinfection effect, it not only cleans toys, but also effectively kills bacteria and viruses.In addition, you can also wash your dog's plush toys by washing them with water. Prepare tools such as water, silk detergent, and a soft brush. If the dog's plush toy is larger and has a lot of stuffing in it, take out the stuffing of the toy before cleaning, and then use a suitable method to clean it. Allow to dry before putting the filling on.
② Cleaning of plastic, rubber and nylon toysWhen cleaning such toys, first immerse the dog plastic toy in water, first put an appropriate amount of edible citric acid and salt, soak for 15 minutes, and then add ordinary detergent. Follow the usual washing method to wash things normally, and you can wash things very clean.You can also soak in white vinegar for 15 minutes to enhance the disinfection effect. However, it should be noted that most of these toys are not suitable for exposure to the sun. The best way is to dry them and place them in a cool and ventilated place to dry naturally.
3. Precautions for cleaning dog toys:
① Do not wash with 84 disinfectant. The main component of 84 disinfectant is sodium hypochlorite, which is corrosive to human skin, hair, human skin, hair, linen, leather, metal, etc. It is best to disinfect it with a disinfectant specially designed for pets.
② The toys should be soaked before the toys are washed, so as to be fully disinfected.
③ Do not use the disinfectant directly when you buy it. It must be diluted according to the proportion of the instruction manual. Otherwise, if the concentration is too high, it will be harmful to the dog.
④ Toys should not only be washed when they are bought, but also should be washed regularly after playing for a period of time to avoid bacteria entering from the mouth and causing discomfort to the dog.
⑤ When cleaning toys for dogs, pay attention to using a special cleaning solution.