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Over the past few years, a number of pet owners have begun to realise the benefits of artificial grass for animals. Quite aside from preventing situations such as a ravaged, holey garden or muddy pets running around an otherwise clean house, artificial turf is much easier to keep clean and hygienic than natural grass, which gives it an extra advantage when it comes to households with pets.
In fact, one of the main reasons so many households, and even certain pet-care companies, opt to use artificial grass for animalsis the relative ease of maintenance of this material, which makes it ideal for pets to roam freely on. People who opt to allow their pets to relieve themselves in their back garden, for instance, tend to find turf much easier to clean of faeces and urine than natural grass.
Indeed, while cleaning animal waste off natural grass is often a long and painstaking process, the exact opposite is true when dealing with turf. This is because of the protective layer separating the turf carpet from the soil, which prevents detritus from becoming buried or embedded in the material. As such, removing animal waste of the turf is much easier for the pet owner.
For urine, hosing down the area and applying disinfectant will usually suffice, as urine tends to run off artificial turf naturally. Again, this is a marked contrast to natural grass, wherein urine tends to get ingrained, causing the characteristic smell and often leading to discolouration of the blades of grass it comes into contact with.
It is clear, then, that there are many benefits in investing in artificial grass for animals, benefits more and more pet owners are becoming aware of!