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Removing Pet Stains and Odors For Dummies, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Removing Pet Stains and Odors For Dummies, Mini Edition

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Your guide to eliminating pet stains and odors

Did Fido track in mud after his recent romp in the yard? Did he encounter a skunk while out there? This authoritative guide provides proven advice on cleaning and removing even the toughest pet stains and odors, using readily available, pet-safe household cleaners and solutions.

Open the book and find:

  • The basic supplies to have on hand

  • Step-by-step solutions for common pet clean-up chores

  • Guidelines for developing a cleaning regimen

  • Ways to eliminate the odor, stain, and germ issues caused by pet accidents

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118043066
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 602,157
  • File size: 809 KB

Meet the Author

Tracy Barr is the coauthor of Yorkshire Terriers For Dummies and a contributor to numerous other For Dummies books.
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Table of Contents


About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.

Foolish Assumptions.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: Mess Management: A Primer.

Key Cleanup Principles.

Basic Cleaning Supplies.

Preventing Future Problems.

Chapter 2: Urine, Yer Out!

The Problem with Pee.

Cleaning Urine from Your Carpets.

Oh, My Beautiful Hardwood!

Concrete Floors.

Chapter 3: Watch Where You Step!

Oh, the Messes You’ll See (Or Smell or Step In).

The Easy Stuff: Solid Waste.

The Not-So-Easy Stuff: Diarrhea.

Outdoor Cleanup.

Properly Disposing of Pet Waste.

Mud, Muck, and Other Yucky Things.

Chapter 4: Tastes Better the Second Time Around: Vomit.

Why Pets Vomit and When It's a Problem.

Step-by-Step Cleanup.

Cleaning Up Hairballs.

Dealing with the Lingering Odor.

Chapter 5: Cleaning the Smells off Fido.

Making a Choice: Full Bath or Quick Wipe-Down?

Getting Ready.

Bathing Instructions.

De-skunking Your Pet.

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