Prevent pet-related damage to the house

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Pet-related damage can occur when pets are angry or happy when they may scratch, chew or claw at furniture, woodwork, floors, window treatments and more. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – The benefits of having a pet are innumerable. Pets can be companions, protectors, service animals and help produce products that can be sold, such as eggs from chickens. While there are many positive attributes to pets, one potential concern is the impact they have on the home. Pet-related damage can occur when pets are angry or happy. Animals may scratch or claw at furniture and floors. Some animals may climb or chew. Woodwork and furniture can be damaged by pet paws and teeth, but that’s not where it ends. The following are some potential pet-damage problems and how to avoid them. Marking Many animals use scent markers to establish their territory and communicate with other animals. As a result, both male and female pets may spray urine in certain areas of the hou
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