Dog Cleanup

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Ever since dogs were domesticated, cleaning after the them has always been a problem. Dog poop might not be the prettiest of topics, but it definitely isn’t discussed as often as it should be.  How you go about cleaning your dogs will usually depend on where the accident happens.

Some parks have dog cleanup bags on site for your convenience

If the poop is outdoors:                                                           If outdoors, you have one basic option. That is to use the standard plastic dog bag. To use put your hand in the bad, then, cover the poop and entrap it, then turn inside-out and tie a knot at the top to prevent spreading of bacteria. Some bags have special features like double layers of plastic, or drawstring. Whichever type you choose, be sure there are no holes or tears in it.

If poop happens indoors:                                                         Cleaning your dogs poop on your brand new carpet comes with its own set of issues, but not all is lost. After the initial step of removing the main part of the poop with the plastic bag technique, some extra elbow grease is required to remove the left behind stains/reminisce. Do do this, use a solution of white vinegar and water mixed 50/50 and gently scrub the area until the stain is gone. A pet stain and smell remover can also be used.


If the poop lingers on your precious pooch:                                                               Don’t worry. This isn’t the end of the world. Simply the best thing to do for your dog is to give him a bath with warm water and dog shampoo. Be sure to wear gloves (a pair of old dish washing gloves work fine) when cleaning as you don’t want to come into contact with any bacteria.

A clean, healthy dog!