Your pets typically aren’t using your toilet, leading many homeowners to believe that their pets have no impact on their septic system. However, shedding, activity in your yard, and pet waste disposal can all have a potential impact on your septic system. We’ve outlined the impact that your household pets can have on your septic system in the post below.
If you have dogs or cats in your home, they might have more impact on your septic system than you’d think. When you have a septic system, there are maintenance strategies that are important to remember and are unique to septic systems. Water usage, eating habits, the number of occupants in your home, and the presence of pets can all have an impact on your maintenance plan. We’ve compiled a list of ways that pets can affect your septic system and what you can do about them.