We love our playful pooches, and for many, they are our children â€“ they just happen to be a little furrier than our human kids. However, all that fur does some crazy things, including leaving that horrible dog odor behind wherever our pup decides to go. Now, we all know we aren't getting rid of the dog, but we just want that odor to go away. If this sounds familiar, these tips will help you eliminate dog odor so you can enjoy your fur baby even more.
Step 1 â€“ Clean Everything
I know, cleaning the entire house is not on everyone's favorite things to do list, but it has to be done if you want to eliminate the unmistakable smell of dog. There are few things you will need to do as a part of the cleaning process, including:
You will want to gather a few supplies in order to completely deodorize everything. You're probably thinking you need to run out and buy the latest pet odor removal solution, but this is not the case. All you need is apple cider vinegar, laundry detergent (oxygenated or oxy types work best), a fabric scrub brush, and two boxes of baking soda. Once you have these items together, you will need to do the following:
This is one of the best ways to eliminate dog odor without getting rid of the dog. For even better results, complete this process, and have a professional carpet cleaner come in and go over it again. You can also use a rental unit yourself to get the same results. After this, make sure to bathe the dog as well.