How to Clean Up Dog Pee After an Accident: The Proper Way

A quick guide to cleaning up accidents

A dog peeing outside in a field, no worries of accidents in the house with this one

Cleaning up dog pee can be difficult and unpleasant. Not only is the smell difficult to get rid of, but the mess can be hard to clean up as well. Accidents happen sometimes, but if you're finding house training your new puppy a bit of a challenge, take a look at this article about just that.


The proper way to clean up dog pee, stains and odours is by using products specifically designed for this purpose.

In addition, here are some tips you can use to get rid of the smell of dog pee on your carpet.


Let's take a look at how to clean up dog pee properly!


Contents of this article


How to (properly) clean up dog pee and pet stains

Cleaning a pet accident off the rug with a home made solution

When it comes to cleaning up dog pee, the best product to use is one that is specifically for cleaning up pet accidents. These products are designed for destroying mess caused by dogs and they are generally safe to use on carpets, furniture, and other surfaces.


Most pet accident cleaners remove all traces of urine, including the smell.


Here's the best way to clean up if your dog makes a mess in the house:

  1. Blot the urine with a clean, dry cloth to absorb as much of it as possible.

  2. Pour an appropriate amount of pet accident cleaner, like this one available at Ralph Woofington, onto the soiled area.

  3. Gently agitate the area with a brush or sponge.

  4. Allow the cleaner to sit on the stain for several minutes.

  5. Rinse the area with clean, warm water.

  6. Repeat steps two through six if necessary.

  7. Once the area is clean, it's important to dry it thoroughly. Use a clean towel or a wet/dry vacuum to remove all traces of moisture from the area.

Posh Paws pet accident cleaner from ralph woofington

What are the risks of not cleaning up urine after an accident?

Not cleaning up urine after an accident can lead to a number of health risks for both you and your pet. Urine contains ammonia which can cause respiratory problems and is also a breeding ground for bacteria.

Some dog pee on a rug near a puppy training pad

If you fail to clean up dog pee properly, urine can cause your carpet to smell bad and can lead to the growth of mould. ewww.


How to get rid of the smell in your carpet

If you're having trouble getting rid of the smell of dog pee on your carpet, here are a few tips that might help:


Baking soda

A sprinkle of baking soda can help eliminate bad odours

Sprinkle some baking soda over the area and let it sit for several hours. Vacuum up the baking soda afterwards.


Vinegar

Home made solutions containing vinegar are good at eliminating stains and odours

Mix equal parts of water and vinegar together and spray it over the affected area. Let it sit for a few minutes before blotting it up with a clean, dry cloth.


Pet odour neutraliser

Posh Paws Stain and Odour remover from ralph woofington the online shop for dogs

There are many products on the market that are designed to neutralize pet odours. You can find this stain and odour remover by Posh Paws on the Ralph Woofington website.


When it comes to cleaning up dog pee, the best product to use is one that is specifically for cleaning up pet accidents. These products are designed for destroying mess caused by dogs and they are generally safe to use on carpets, furniture, and other surfaces. Most pet accident cleaners remove all traces of urine, including the smell. The proper way to clean up dog pee is by using products specifically designed for this purpose.


A happy puppy who is glad to have learned where to pee properly

So, now you know how to clean up dog pee properly - don't let your pet make a mess in the house again.

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Do you have any magical tips for getting rid of pet accidents in the house? share them with us here in the comments below.

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