As a pet owner, whether you have a dog or cat, it is vital to keep your pet clean and smelling fresh to use pet wipes. This can be quite difficult sometimes. So, what is the best way to keep your pet fresh smelling? Well, that would depend on what kind of pet you have and what you do with them.
In fact, both pet wipes made with fabric and baby wipe with synthetic material have different functions and intended purposes. They also different products from hand sanitary surface wipes and ordinary hand wipes. Dog or pet wipes, as you might know, are basically disposable cleaning cloths that you could use to clean your pet after spending time outdoors. These are actually made of synthetic material and are usually used by pet owners for their dogs and cats.
What makes pet wipes ideal for cleaning pet fur? Well, pet wipes made of fabric are ideal for cleaning pet paws. The natural fibers in the fabric allow moisture and air to come in contact with your pet’s fur, thus keeping your pet paws clean and dry. And because of its waterproof property, aloe vera and/or plain water are normally not included in the formulation of pet wipes. Aloe vera and/or water wipes may still contain ingredients that could irritate your skin. However, you will be able to find a soft aloe vera based wipe that doesn’t cause any irritation on your skin.
So, what are the ingredients in pet wipes like aloe vera and/or water? Aloe vera is considered a soothing herb and has soothing properties on the skin. It soothes the skin, which in turn eases the discomfort caused by skin allergies and rashes. Aloe vera also helps moisturize the skin as well as absorb the excess oil from your pet’s fur. Pet owners usually put aloe vera gel on their cat’s regular skin brushing as this helps the cat’s coat become shiny and healthy.
Essential oils are another ingredient in pet wipes that are good for sensitive skin. These soaps and baby wipes are often made with essential oils such as lavender, coconut oil, and aloe vera gel. It is best to read the label of these products carefully to ensure that the essential oil is not derived from an offending plant. In addition, you need to be careful about the strength of the essential oil.
As far as baby wipes are concerned, most pet wipes sold in supermarkets and online have low levels of essential oils. They are mostly water based and contain detergent, which is a good way of removing the smell of your pet’s urine or fecal matter without having to completely wash your hands. If you choose to use pet wipes with some level of detergent, it is advisable to wash your hands thoroughly afterwards to ensure that no trace of the cleaner remains on your hands. You can also use baby wipes that are hypoallergenic and are made of natural products that are good for sensitive skin.