How to Get Dog Poop Out of the Carpet

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Who doesn’t love to have a pet? Everyone does. Dogs are man’s best choices. Dogs can become close to our hearts fastly.

Spending time with a doggy doesn’t only benefit you physically but also psychologically. Spending ten to fifteen minutes can make you feel relaxed, increase your happiness level, don’t make you feel lonely, and so on. But sometimes dogs also cause accidents.

After training lots still, you can face an odd accident. For example, dogs poop on the carpet, and it isn’t good.  Cleaning it is a horrible task.

But if you follow the right process of cleaning, it will be easier for you. In this guide, we will tell you how to get dog poop out of the carpet. 

Let’s dive into it.

How to Get Dog Poop Out of the Carpet

Accidents can happen anytime; we can’t handle this. But taking steps immediately is necessary. You need to clean the dog poop as soon as you can.

Dog poop isn’t something good; it’s dog waste and contains over 23 million bacteria and germs. So it can be harmful to our health. 

We will tell you some easy steps of cleaning dog poop out of carpet.

Step One (Clean Immediately): 

When the dog pooped, you weren’t home, but when you are home and see it, clean it immediately. Before removing dog poop from carpet, wear hand gloves and a mask.

Remember, it’s not health-friendly. Take a cloth or towel and pick the dog poop as much as you can. The more it will be on the carpet, the more it will damage it and become hard to clean.

Don’t dig too much; pick up as much you can with a gentle hand; no need to try hard. It can go into the fiber and make the job harder. 

Step Two ( Wet Cleaning): 

After picking up the waste with a paper towel, it’s time to use a wipe tissue or dampen towel. Wet cleaning is more effective; it will clean all the residue and remove the stain also.

When you use a wipe tissue or dampen towel, be careful, don’t rub too much, be gentle. Repeat wiping till the waste is coming out.

Step Three(Prepare Solution): 

Cleaning dog poop is done now you have to do something with the dog poop stains on the carpet and disinfect it.

The best way you can deep clean to remove stains and sanitize the carpet is using a cleaning solution. If you don’t have a cleaner at home, you can make a DIY cleaning solution and use it.

Because the faster you will do it, the more it’s good. We can’t wait to go to a store and buy a dog poop cleaner. 

Take one tablespoon of baking soda, one tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide, one tablespoon of dish liquid, and two cups of cool water.

Mix all these ingredients perfectly until bubbles show up. Then, pour the solution into a spray bottle.

Step Four (Cleaning Process): 

Spray some solution on the stain and let it sit for ten minutes. After ten minutes, blot the stain; avoid rubbing it can be worse.

When the solution is absorbed, but the stain is still there, repeat the process. Don’t get disheartened if it doesn’t go immediately.

Have patience; it will take time. Repeat the process until the stain is gone. Don’t try to rub it for better results. After the stain is gone, pour some cool water on the stain and blot it up with a paper towel and clean the residue.

Try to take up all the moisture you can because moisture can be the reason for bad smells and bacteria.

Step Five( Deodorize): 

Now you have cleaned the dog poop, removed the stain, and it’s time to sanitize the carpet. Take some baking soda, sprinkle it all over the area.

Let it sit for ten to fifteen minutes. Baking soda will kill all the germs and bacteria and will free the carpet from any bad odor.

Next, use a bristle brush, scrub the area and vacuum it. Then take one cup of vinegar in one cup of warm water, spray it on the stained area, use a microfiber cloth or paper towel to remove the excess moisture, and let it dry.

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How to Get Dried Dog Poop out Of Carpet

Pick up dog poop with a paper towel as much as you can. Then use a baby wipe to clean the residue. Now use a dog poop cleaner, and spray it on the area. Or take one tablespoon dish liquid, one tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide, and a half cup of cool water. Pour the solution on the area, blot, and clean with a microfiber cloth or paper towel.

How Do You Get Dog Diarrhea Out Of Carpet?

Clean up as much as you can with a paper towel or cloth and let the residue stay on the carpet. Leave it for one day and let it dry, then try again to take up as much as you can. Now Take two cups of cold water, one tablespoon of white vinegar, and one tablespoon of dish liquid. Take a sponge, dip in the solution, wring well, and gently rub the area with the sponge. Repeat rubbing until the residue is thoroughly cleaned.

How Do You Get Dried Poop out Of Carpet?

Getting dried poop out of the carpet is a bit difficult. First, make a solution of 1 teaspoon white vinegar and one teaspoon dish liquid, and a quarter cup of warm water. Next, take a sponge, dip it into the solution, wring well, and rub the area gently with the dampened sponge. Repeat the process until the spot is gone.

Can Dog Poop in The House Make You Sick?

Yes, dog poop can make you sick. According to a survey, one gram of dog poop waste contains more than 23 million fecal coliform bacteria. This bacteria can cause diarrhea, dehydration, cramps, intestinal illness, and kidney disorder also. So you shouldn’t let the dog poop in the house for a long time. Clean it immediately.

What Happens if You Don't Clean up Dog Poop

When you don’t clean up dog poop, more than 23 million germs and bacteria are waiting to enter your body and cause many diseases. In addition, dog poop isn’t a thing to keep in the house; it’s dog waste, so cleaning it immediately is necessary. 


Getting dog poop out of carpet isn’t so difficult but takes a little effort. If you follow the process we shared above, we hope you will be successful in getting dog poop out of the carpet.

If you want to avoid making the cleaning solution, you can use a dog poop stain remover instead of a DIY dog poop cleaner.

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