How To Remove Urine Stains

The urine of a Dog Does Not Smell Good. Due to its strong ammonia, it can stink the entire house. Anyone experiencing it can have a hard time on top of that cleaning; it can be even more complicated; the smell can remain even after cleaning it up.

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Fortunately, not for the US! If your dog keeps peeing inside your house,

Don’t worry. We have tips on how to remove the urine smell.

We’ve put together some ways that you can get rid of this unpleasant smell seamlessly, so keep on reading.

Ways To Get Rid Of The Urine Odor.


Act Quickly.

Act immediately; the faster, the better; use paper towels and blot the puddle; this will help soak up the urine and eliminate the pee going deep into your concrete and wooden floors.

Use Baking Soda.

Baking soda is excellent for neutralizing odour. Sprinkle it around in the damp spot(a few tablespoons), whether your wooden floor or concrete, leave it overnight and vacuum it completely the next day. You can also use baking soda for your clothes and bedsheets while you launder.

NOTE: Before using the baking soda, make sure that the stain is completely dried.

ALSO: baking soda can be harmful if they ingest it, so try to do this process while your dog is not near.

Mix Hydrogen Peroxide and White Vinegar.

Suppose if the only baking soda method didn’t work, you can try mixing Hydrogen Peroxide and White Vinegar in a spray bottle and spray the baking soda with it. Let it foam up and Dry, then vacuum it completely; if it’s concrete, hose it off.

Opt For An Enzyme-neutralizing Cleaner.

Enzyme-neutralizing Cleaner has the power to break down molecules that are present in urine(one of the reasons to cause bad odour). These kinds of cleaners will eliminate the bad odour if used according to the instructions. There are several types of Enzymatic cleaners; the best one is Nature’s Miracle.

Mixture Of Lemon And Baking Soda

Get 50ml to 60ml water, add 100ml lemon juice,e and mix 2 spoons of baking soda. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and spray the area. Remove it after an hour with water.

Launder The Items That Has The Smell.

If the soiled item is machine washable, mix laundry detergent with enzyme neutralizer and launder the item with cool water. This will instantly get rid of the urine stain and the odour.

Getting The Professionals Into The Mix

If any of these steps did not work, the only way is to seek professional help; these guys are stacked with great equipment and will help you get rid of the smell with ease.

Professional cleaning is by no means cheap;

Ways To Remove Dried/Old Dog Urine Stains

Magic Of Dish Soap And Warm Water

Mix some warm water with a bit of dish soap until it foams and pours into the stain. Finally, blot the stained place with a paper towel or a rag.

Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Cleaner

Get a towel, soak it in a 3% Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Cleaner and let the soaked towel sit in the stain for 15 to 20 mins.

If this didn’t work, use an Enzyme-neutralizing Cleaner on top of that.

Use Hydrogen Peroxide And Sodium Bicarbonate

Get a deep container; Mix 1 tablespoon of dish-washing liquid detergent, 2 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide and 2 tablespoons of baking soda.

After mixing it well, you’ll get a paste, spread the paste all over the stain and let it be there for an hour.

After an hour, remove it with absorbent paper.

What To Do If You Can Smell The Urine But Couldn’t Find It?

This one’s easy, switch off every light in your house and use a blacklight to identify the stain. These Dog pee stains show up in light green or yellow; if you’re not sure if it’s the stain, the only thing you can do is to smell it.

After assuring that this is the spot, mark it with something like tape or a marker and use the steps mentioned above.

Can You Stop A Dog Peeing Inside?


There are some products that you can use to stop your furry friend from peeing inside, those are:

Isopropyl Alcohol

Dogs are pretty much not a fan of this odour because this Alcohol has strong antibacterial properties.

Mix this Alcohol with some water and spray it in the areas where your dog pees most often; luckily, you can use it indoors and outdoors.

Don’t let your dog digest it, as it can turn out to be toxic.

Cayenne Pepper

Dogs Don’t like to get anywhere near it, as it can irritate their mucous membranes.

You can sprinkle some of this pepper in places where your dog often pees.

Why Is My Dog Peeing In The House?

These are some reasons that your dog might be doing this.

  1. He may not be trained well.
  2. He might be suffering from separation anxiety.
  3. Incidents that took place before weren’t taken care of.
  4. Medical issues that cause incontinence.
  5. He’s not taken outside often.

Keep This In Mind: This happens if your dog isn’t trained correctly or might be suffering from health problems, so you should never scold your puppy when this happens.

You may also be interested in finding out how to keep the house clean with dogs or why dogs roll in fox poo.

This guest article was written by Thomas from and did not necessarily represent the views of Derek Chambers or Finchley Dog walker but is a follow-up on ours.