The rain and snow melting have left behind a backyard filled with mud and slop and and some frustrated dog owners.

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Need a quick fix for those muddy paws before they come in to your home and mess your carpets or floors? Here is one that I found that is an easy thing to do.

By taking an empty laundry detergent bottle or other plastic bottle with a handle (a milk jug would work if you cut a large enough hole), mixing some warm water and pet shampoo, you have a homemade paw washer!