While training your dog to stay out of the litter box is the ideal situation, sometimes this is just not possible or you need a temporary fix until they learn. Pet owners have for keeping a dog out of the litter box, and solutions vary depending on how many rooms you have in your house, whether you are able to cut out cat doors and how much space you have for furniture-style litter boxes. Here are a few possible solutions to try out if you need to dog proof a litter box:
Best Dog Proof Litter Box And Tips For Keeping Your Dog At Bay
If you are good at wood working you may be able to make your own wooden dog proof litter box like the ones shown above. Or even if you’re not so handy some people make one with a big Rubbermaid tote and use a utility knife to cut a hole in the top or the side of the tote. This works very well but can be very light weight and knocked over by larger dogs.
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Why talk about dogs on a cat blog? Well, because 50% of all dog owners, also have a cat. And we have all heard that dogs steal cat poop… I’ll explain how to dog proof the cat litter box in a minute. It’s estimated that 70-80 million dogs and 74-96 million cats are owned in the United States. Approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States have a dog, and 30-37% have a cat. (Source: APPA, American Pet Products Association) That is a lot of dogs and cats!
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DOG-PROOF and STYLISH Litterbox for $10! Bought the basket at Ross and cut out a door big enough for the cat but small enough to keep the pups out.Cats are naturally carnivorous, they require more protein compared to dogs. Dogs require less protein food which sometimes makes them jump into cat’s litter box. This situation keeps the pet owners astounded and confused. So to combat this situation, you’ll have to learn how to dog-proof a litter box. And for that you’ll have to simply read the instructions below:"Frugal Feline" diy Clever Cat top-entry litter box. Cut a hole in the lid off a large storage container Don't forget to sand the edges! I also cut up a cheap door mat to catch litter. This should reduce the amount of litter tracked through the house & is dog proof :-)Door Buddy Door Latch to Dog Proof Litter Box. Convenient Cat and Adult Entry into Room. Adjustable Strap. Easier than Installing Cat Doors or Using Pet Gates. Stop Dog from Eating Cat Poop Today! ** Want additional info? Click on the image.