How to Choose a Pet Friendly Sofa

If you have cats and dogs running around the house, you may worry about keeping your investment furniture in tip-top condition. While pets are bound to come with a little mess, there are ways to reduce their impact on your favourite furniture by ensuring you’re buying the most pet-friendly option. Here are our top four criteria to consider when choosing a new sofa that will suit both you and your pets… Colour We’re not saying you need to perfectly colour-match your sofa to your pet so they’re camouflaged! But if your cat or dog does shed hair, if you choose a similar shade to their coat it will certainly make life easier and mean less hoovering and lint-rolling. For instance, don’t go for a dark charcoal fabric if you have a white dog. Instead opt for beige or light grey. Or if you’re wanting to go bold, colours like mustard and sienna would work better than darker green and blue. Texture Some fabrics naturally pick up hair, dander, dust and dirt particles more than others, so to avoid this with pets it’s best to stick to a shorter pile and tighter weave. If you run your hand across your fabric … Continue reading How to Choose a Pet Friendly Sofa