Will dogs scratch leather couch?

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Even the toughest leather couches can't take the daily scratching and clawing of dog and cat nails without showing a little wear eventually.

However, your pooch and kitty don't spell doom for your leather sofa.

Capped claws, nail-friendly covers and even scratching posts can keep your couch in pristine condition.

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Cats, dogs, and other pets can cause major damage to furniture, especially leather sofas.

While your best bet is to train your animals to not jump on furniture or claw it, sometimes you are stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Finding a pet-friendly leather sofa doesn't have to be difficult.

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Scratches.

Leather is a solid surface that holds its own against energetic pups and claw-happy cats.

Scratches won't show up just because your pets lay on your couch, but you'll probably eventually see a few Scratches from the swipe of a cat paw or from your dog dragging himself up.

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Sure, it's possible for your cat to poke holes in your leather sofa if he uses it as a scratching post, but general scratches just enhance the weathered look and feel of your living room's centerpiece.

Most leather couches can be easily cleaned with sudsy water, but for serious stains, call a professional.

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Durability: Unless your dog thinks your new leather couch is a chew toy or your cat thinks it's a scratching post, your leather furniture is as safe as any other furniture in the house.

For more peace of mind, select a protected leather for your furniture, which has an extra finish applied to it.

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Leather is, hands down, one of the best couch coverings for pet owners.

In fact, this long-lasting natural material actually improves with age and heavy use.

Leather is easy to maintain, comes in many colors, and is available at different price points.

But most of all, Leather can stand up to pets.

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Even the toughest leather couches can't take the daily scratching and clawing of dog and cat nails without showing a little wear eventually.

However, your pooch and kitty don't spell doom for your leather sofa.

Capped claws, nail-friendly covers and even scratching posts can keep your couch in pristine condition.

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Baking soda is especially helpful for removing smells from many types of leather surfaces, including suede. Before bed, sprinkle a generous amount of it over the surface, and use a dry brush to gently rub it in.
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