We are sure you love your pet, and that can extend to allowing them to jump up onto your couch to sit or lie; however, unless you are regularly couch cleaning, apart from issues from stains and marks, you should also be aware that this can create health risks for you and your family.
The pets we are talking about here are the furry and lovable types such as dogs and cats, although we know that there will be many of you reading this that equally love your rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, or gerbil, to name another four. In all cases, the last thing you would expect is for any of these beloved pets to be a health risk, but in certain circumstances, they can be, and one, in particular, is when they are allowed on upholstery such as couches.
You may love nothing more than snuggling up on your couch with your pet, or it might simply be that, whilst you sit in your armchair, you are happy for your pet to make itself comfortable. However, unless you take action, such as hiring couch cleaners, your pet could leave many undesirable, unhealthy substances, harming your health and your family as they sit or sleep on the couch due to the germs and bacteria. Here are five examples of what we mean.