Asked on Mar 14, 2012

I need to spread lime and I have a dog.

Wanda hendersonCharlotte FourkillerGail--My Repurposed Life


If I spread lime, what precautions do I need to take for my dog? Thanks in advance for any advice!
5 answers
  • 3po3
    on Mar 15, 2012

    I believe you just need to soak it in thoroughly (or apply it before a heavy rain and let the clouds do the work for you) to keep your dogs from getting a lot of it on their paws and skin.

  • Walter Reeves
    on Mar 15, 2012

    Steve is correct. Although ingesting a little lime powder won't hurt your dog, watering it in would be safer. The pelletized products might be an even better bet: not dust, no tracking in the house.

  • Gail--My Repurposed Life
    on Mar 15, 2012

    Thank you both very much! I think the pelletized lime is what I got.

  • Charlotte Fourkiller
    on Nov 20, 2017

    I lime my yard with the powdered lime every year for flees and ticks my dogs have never had any. My neighbors dogs have
  • Wanda henderson
    on Oct 16, 2018

    How often do you lime? I went out today and purchased and watered it down. How often should I do this? Does it hurt the dogs? Plants? or children?

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