Removing Dog Odors

Grumpy’s Tips To Remove Pet Dog Odors

Dog urine odor may be typical with puppies, pooches that have not yet been potty trained, and elderly dogs. When pet pee accidents are left unattended the stench can build and make any room unbearable. This article will outline different ways rid the pungent smell in the room.

NOTE: Urine contains ammonia. Never clean up pet secretions with ammonia-based cleaners. Your pets will recognize that area as a marked territory and continue to pee there.

Do NOT use these products to clean up dog pee

  • Ammonia: Cat and dog urine have ammonia in it, adding more will make the odor stronger. The pets will then continue to seek that spot to discharge their waste matter.
  • Bleach: Apart from being toxic to humans and animals, the bleach will only disinfect the area, it will not remove the urine odor.

May Use But Not Recommended

  • Vinegar: The antiseptic properties of vinegar are effective at breaking down the urine smell of dogs and cats. However, the problem is you end up replacing one odor for another. If you wish to give this a try, Apple Cider Vinegar has the best scent.

Find all the pee spots

A terrific way to locate all the pee spots in the room is to use a UV flashlight. For best results dim the lights and point the blacklight throughout the entire room. Any place the pet twinkled will glow and be visible to clean.

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Cleaning up urine residue

When cleaning up doggie peepee from carpeted surfaces or an upholstered sofa, the best technique is to gently blot the area with paper towels or an absorbent cloth. You should repeat the process of patting new paper towels until the area is almost dry. Do not wipe the pee to avoid spreading it.

Pour generous amounts of Arm & Hammer Pet Fresh Carpet Odor Eliminator over the affected area. To use a natural product, using baking soda will be the next best thing. Then gently pat over to penetrate deep into fibers. After sitting for 20-30 minutes, vacuum the excess powder.


Consumer Products Natural Products
Spray a generous amount of enzyme cleaner to saturate the affected area. Allow to set, then blot dry. Spray a generous amount of natural enzyme cleaner to saturate the affected area. Allow to set, then blot dry.
Pet Stain & Odor Miracle – Enzyme Cleaner for Dog and Cat Urine Nature’s ERADICATOR Multi-Purpose Preformed Enzyme Cleaner
Rocco & Roxie Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator Kleen-Free Naturally Preformed Enzyme Cleaner
Urine Gone Stain & Odor Eliminator Nature’s Miracle No More Marking Stain & Odor Remover
Bubba’s Rowdy Friends Pet Supply Company Pet Stain and Odor Remover Bio-Master Natural Enzyme Grease & Odor Control Cleaner
Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator Life Miracle Natural Enzyme Cleaner Concentrate
Creolina Rex All Natural Professional Strength Pet Stain and Odor Remover
Simple Solution Extreme Stain/Odor Remover

In some situations a room may require continued maintenance to keep the air fresh.