3 Ways to Remove Pet Urine from Carpet - wikiHow

Vinegar - Vinegar is one of the most widely recommended agents for cleaning pet stains. While it is in fact a good, natural cleaner, it should NEVER be used for pet stains. Vinegar is a natural acid with a pH balance of 2. The acidity does help it break down stains. The problem however with pet owners is that same acidic base which can break down stains. While vinegar has a pH level of 2, urine has a pH balance of 6. Both cats and dogs urinate where they smell they have gone before. This is obvious when a dog is taken outside and he sniffs out a spot to do his business. Or, if on a walk, your dog sniffs a spot then marks on it. Dogs do this because they can smell the acidity of their own, or another dog's urine. Cats do the same thing in a litter box. The odor of their urine, or odor added to the litter leads them to that spot. In the event that a pet is going to the bathroom in the chances, chances are it is in the same spot, or general area. This typically has less to do with training, and more so with the fact the smell the acidity of their urine. They will keep going to that spot unless it is properly cleaned. A vinegar cleaning will not remove that odor. Instead, you are simply enhancing it by adding another compound with a similar acidic base.

What about finding a urine stain on carpet that has dried. Is the method for removal the same?

Pet urine can be removed with outright pet odor eliminator. You can purchase it at Petco, Pet Smart, or Walmart pet dept. Follow the directions. More difficult odor might require a professional deep clean in furniture. May require that the furniture be saturated and extracted with a truck mount. There are many methods that pros use that might scare a home owner to try on their own. These various methods require specialist trained in the field so the furniture can be reused. Mattresses are a common urine source, both human and animal. Good luck. (04/03/2008)

Urine odor Removal Carpets - Dog Chat

- How professionals remove pet urine stains. Don’t expect miracle chemical solutions to work. When it comes to removing pet odors, two highly regarded household helpers are baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. Baking soda alone can remove set in odors, and adding hydrogen peroxide can help break down the urine crystals that are the source of the smell associated with pet accidents.

Home Remedy to Remove Pet Urine Odor - Pets

The basics of pet odor are pretty simple. The ammonia crystals in pet urine, especially cat urine, can penetrate the air for a long time after the accident has occurred. If kitty smells the spot she's marked, she's likely to return. Dogs react the same way, so it's important to react quickly. Unless you're working on a set-in stain, the work begins before you assemble your cleaning products. Soak up as much of the urine as possible using paper towels, and pressure from something heavy, such as yourself. Repeat the process until the spot is only slightly damp. Once you remove as much of the urine as possible, it's time to tackle the odor.

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