As a dog parent, you probably don’t mind the way they hog the beds every night. In fact, the amount of real estate they take up can sometimes end up making you feel uncomfortable, but they are so adorable that you let them be. But, what do you do about the dog smell that gets tangled in your mattress? Maybe you have a guest coming home, and you want the bed smelling fresh, or you just think it is time to make it smell great. Well, whatever your reasons are, we are here to guide you on how you can get dog smell out of the mattress. Keep reading.
Well, before we proceed, it is crucial to understand that the first line of defense is to ensure your furry baby is well-groomed. After all, if your dog smells, your mattress will smell too. And, they go out, and you never know what they might have stepped on. Therefore,
- Give your doggie frequent baths (We know, it’s a no brainer)
- Brush their hair regularly to prevent shedding all over your sheets
- Always wash your sheets in hot water as it helps get rid of any bacteria that are stuck to the mattress
- You can always add some white vinegar while washing the sheets to get rid of any smell
How To Get Rid Of Dog Urine Stains And Odour
If you have just brought home a new pet, it sometimes happens that they end up doing their business on the mattress. Now, until you get them trained, the only thing you can do is to clean your mattress. If the stain is fresh, then use paper towels to blot it. Once that’s thoroughly done, take diluted white vinegar in a spray bottle and spread it all over the stain. Let it sit for some time. You can switch on the fan to ensure it dries well. After 15 minutes, blot the excess vinegar with paper towels and sprinkle baking soda all over the stain. Use it generously and let it sit for at least a couple of hours. Then vacuum it well. You are all done. This helps remove the stain and odor of dog urine.
How To Clean Mattress Without Vacuum Cleaner
Don’t worry; with this next tip, we are here to tell you how to clean mattress without vacuum cleaner. For this method, you will need one cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide with three tablespoons of baking soda and two tablespoons of dish soap. Mix it all together and pour it into a spray bottle. Now, spray the mixture on the stain and let it sit for a few hours. You can also switch on the fan to speed up the process. Once dry, using paper towels, take off any remanent. Voila! You are all set.
How To Make Mattress Smell Good
Although you love your dog, you cannot deny that they sometimes smell, and this smell can rub off on the mattress. Here, if changing the sheets don’t work, we have just the trick for you. For this, you will need baking soda and essential oil. This even works on all-natural latex mattress. Now, mix baking soda and any 15-20 drops of any essential oil. Generally, lavender, eucalyptus, or peppermint oil is recommended as it helps you relax and puts you to sleep. Now, sprinkle the mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour. Then vacuum it clean, and you have a great smelling bed.
Hope this helps you!