Pet and plant safe alternative to rock salt

Old 12-02-08, 08:50 AM
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Pet and plant safe alternative to rock salt

I would like to know some alternatives for rock salt for deicing sidewalks and steps that are safe for pets and plants. It has now become that time of year for ice and snow and I don't want to cause any harm our new 3yr. old dog nor all the new shrubs we planted last spring. I hope I'm postong this in the right forum.

Old 12-02-08, 11:56 AM
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Hi. I use "Safe Paw" Ice Melter. I get it at the supermarket. There's a store finder on their website if you need it:

It takes a bit longer to work than the regular stuff.
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You can also Google 'pet safe ice melt' and find lots of links.

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