4 Pet Safety Tips For Arts and Crafts

March 30, 2018

4 Pet Safety Tips For Arts and Crafts

Pets are curious by nature. They love to get in the middle of everything their humans are doing, but, sometimes safety can become an issue. When working with a project, it is important to keep the  animals of the house safe. These four tips will help your best furfriend stay safe while you are creating a DIY masterpiece.

Keep Your Crafts Organized

There will be many times where your project contains small pieces that your pet can get hold of and chew or swallow like glue sticks. We suggest keeping the these items that could potentially harm your pet in a bowl. Depending on the pet, even a bowl with a lid that you can easily remove while still completing your project. This gives your furry friend less opportunities to grab hold of something they shouldn’t have.

Divert Attention

cat-in-boxSometimes the best way to keep your pets safe while you are crafting is to divert their attention to something else. If you have a cat that loves poms then bring them into another room with a few for them to play with. Most likely they won’t go  too far from that area and will continue to play while you  work on your project. The same goes for your pup. Bringing a toy into another area may divert their attention  long enough for you  to work on your DIY project.

 

Clean After Crafting

After you have completed your project, be sure to clean your work area thoroughly. Put any small items away in bins and make sure there is nothing left out for your pet to find later. A few glue gun tips we have is to make sure your glue gun is cool and unplugged before walking away from it. Another tip is to purchase a cool glue gun like our Ultra Low Temperature KD-160F. There is less risk for you and your furry friend overall with an ultra low temp glue gun. Our furry best friends don’t know that it can harm them so it’s our job to make sure we protect them.

Be Aware

girl-with-dog Lastly, it is important   to always be aware of   your surroundings.   Know where your pet is at all   times. If they seem to   be interested in your   project you can continue to   keep them at a safe   distance. It may not be an   easy task, however, it’s worth   it. A pet is just not an   animal in your home, but it is   another member of your family.

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