Want to return the shine of your doggy’s chain? Wondering how to clean a silver dog chain at home without damaging it? 

In my current blog, I’m explaining how to sanitise a silver dog chain to get surprising results. This will help you to clean your pooch’s chain in the right way not only to make it look shiny but also to maintain health and hygiene with a cleanliness routine.

How to Clean a Silver Dog Chain? – 7 Proven DIY Cleaning Methods

It’s very common that silver chains to get blackish and dirty often. So, it’s better to clean your furry friend’s chain by following the suitable method.

Let’s understand how you can use simple things at home to sanitise your dog’s chain effortlessly- 



Make Your Dog’s Silver Chain Shine by Cleaning it With Vinegar

Remove the silver chain of your dog and put it in a jar or any suitable bowl. Pour white vinegar in the container. You can make use of around half a cup of vinegar for cleaning.

Make sure the entire silver chain is immersed. Leave the silver chain in the vinegar for about 2-3 hours. Then wash it well with water and use a piece of cloth to wipe and dry it.



Remove Dirt From Pooch’s Chain by Using Baking Soda

Add baking soda and water to make a paste of it. Avoid adding too much water as the texture gets thin and will not be convenient to clean.

Then get a sponge or a piece of cloth to dip in the baking soda paste. Gently rub the sponge on the silver chain of the dog thoroughly. Leave it for about 10 minutes to make it dirt-free and then wash the chain with plain water. 



Using Aluminum Foil for Cleaning Your Furry Friend’s Silver Chain

Take a bowl or a container and line it with aluminium foil. You should make sure that the shiny side is facing up. Then put the silver dog chain in that foil-lined container to begin the cleaning process.

Add hot water which is boiled enough. Make sure that the water level is fine and the entire silver chain is dipped well in it. Then add baking soda to the water until it gets to bubble. After 30 minutes of soaking the chain, wash it thoroughly with water and dry it.



Apply Toothpaste to the Chain of Your Dog to Make it Clean and Fresh

Take a sponge or soft scrubber and apply toothpaste to it. Start rubbing it on the dog silver chain to clean it and remove the accumulated black layers on it. Then wash the chain and feel the difference.

However, you can also add toothpaste to water and dip the silver chain in it for an hour. Then wash the chain and you will see that the silver is shining and dirt-free.



Sanitise the Chain with Suitable Soap 

Choose a toxic-free soap which is pet-friendly. Prepare soap and water.

Grab a piece of cloth. Using a microfiber cloth is better. So, dip the cloth in soapy water and then rub gently on the silver chain to remove dirt and sanitise.



Use a Mixture of Lemon and Salt to Erase the Blackness of the Chain

Prepare a DIY cleaning solution by squeezing a lemon and adding salt to it. 

Pour hot water into the mixture. Then put the silver chain to soak it for about 5-10 minutes. Then you can remove the chain and rub it with a soft clean towel or piece of cloth to clean it.



Apply Silver Cleaning Solution to Remove Tarnish from Dog Chain

If you are not a huge fan of DIY cleaning solutions then you can grab any available readymade silver cleaning supplies.

Immerse the chain in the liquid for some time and get good cleaning results. However, you have to be careful while using such cleaning liquids because not all such supplies are pet-friendly. So, select the best suitable one.

I hope now you have understood how to clean a silver dog chain at home with minimum effort. So, try these methods and keep your pooch’s chain clean and sparkling. 🐶🐕🐶