According to an article in the January 2007 issue of DOG FANCY, aerosol sprays and air fresheners cause indoor air pollution. The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indoor air pollution ranks among the top five environmental health risks to the public. The EPA suggests using natural alternatives.
Set out a bowl of fragrant herbs
A bowl of vanilla extract
An open box of baking soda in the room
Simmer 1 Cup of water with 1 tsp. of vanilla extract, cloves, pine oil or a cinnamon stick for 5 minutes advises the Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension Service. The act of cooking will release a pleasant scent.