With dogs, urine accidents will happen, usually on your favorite carpet. No worries. It’s a pain but no need to panic. There are a ton of ways to remove dog urine stains and smells from your carpet or floor. I’m going to tell you a few different ways to remove dog urine without using chemicals. We love our dogs and we don’t want to harm them.
The best way to prevent urine smell and stains is to clean up the urine immediately. Just grab a towel and lightly blot to soak up the urine.
Use the simple methods below and apply.
If you notice a wet stain after coming home from work, grab some baking soda and let it sit overnight to absorb it. The next day, grab some vinegar as described below and you will be good to go.
Let’s get going shall we?
Use Cornstarch To Remove Dog Urine And Odor
Sprinkle some cornstarch directly on the urine stain. Enough to cover the area. Let it set for half an hour and then rinse with water. Grab some paper towels and absorb the rest of the water. Apply firm pressure when soaking up the water.
Use White Vinegar And Baking Soda To Remove Urine And Odor
This one is powerful. Both vinegar and baking soda are natural green cleaners and odor eliminators.
Soak up any standing dog urine with a sponge or towel. Don’t rub, just dab. Spray one part vinegar, one part water onto the stain. Wait about 10 minutes and sprinkle some baking soda on it. Let it set for 30 minutes and vacuum. This works really well for getting urine stains from your carpet. New pup? This mix is potent and can last up to six months.
Commonly asked pet stain odors and stains questions:
How to get rid of the dog urine odor if it has penetrated the carpet and nothing is helping?
This is the time to try some enzyme cleaner or call the professionals. Not only does urine stay at the top of your carpet, it goes deep into the padding and backing. If urine is accumulating it could also make it to the sub-floor. If you suspect this, call the pros.
I have hardwood floors, how can I remove urine stains?
Before going the chemical way, try the vinegar solution above with some mild dish soap added in. Spray on urine stain for fifteen minutes and wipe up.
How to prevent your dog from staining your carpet again?
Clean the urine stain above and remove the urine smell with baking soda. Then make the space inaccessible if possible. Basically don’t make it easy for your dog to pee there. Make his area where he goes more accessible.
It’s really this simple to clean up dog urine from your floors and carpets. If your dog is peeing so much that you can’t seem to clean it, call your vet and make sure all is well.
Happy dog urine cleaning! Remember, we all had pee accidents at some point and everything was always okay. Our moms always cleaned up and made it better right?
Do you have any non toxic, chemical free ways to clean up dog urine and the odor? Let us know.