How To Clean Dog Diarrhea From Carpet

How To Clean Dog Diarrhea From Carpet

Dog diarrhea on the carpet is one of a dog owner's worst nightmares. If this has happened, take a deep breath and calm down. We tell you how to clean dog diarrhea from the carpet.

Our 6 Top Tips To Clean Dog Diarrhea From Carpet

  1. Get dog poop off the carpet as quickly as possible.
  2. Use a paper towel to absorb as much as possible.
  3. Prepare a cleaning spray (See the explanation below)
  4. Spray with our eco-friendly cleaning mix
  5. Rinse with cold water.
  6. Sprinkle baking soda.
  7. Vacuum the area. 


Hopefully, you pick up your dog poop. If you need help with that, we got you covered by our 100% Home Compostable Dog Poop Bags.

Step By Step To Clean Diarrhea Out Of Carpet

Cleaning canine diarrhea from the carpet is not a pleasant task, but the sooner you get to work, the better!

First, take care of your dog. Remove your furry friend from the area. You can leave your dog outside to avoid further accidents. But place it in a room where accidents are not so complex to clean: a room with mosaics is better than a carpeted one. Forget the bedroom: you don't want your bed full of diarrhea.

Necessary Materials

  • Gloves
  • Compostable Dog Poop Bags
  • Paper towels
  • White vinegar
  • Sodium bicarbonate
  • Water
  • Spray bottle
  • Dish detergent, ideally eco-friendly and free of plastics
  • Vacuum cleaner

1. How To Pick Up Dog Diarrhea

  • Put on gloves.
  • If your dog's diarrhea has a nasty and strong odor, you can always use a mask.
  • Take a compostable dog poop bag and pick up as much poop as possible. Be careful not to press.
  • Use a paper towel to absorb as much of the diarrhea as possible. Don't push as you do this. Lay the towel over the stain and let it do its job without scrubbing.

Read: How To Get Dog Poop Stains Out Of The Carpet?

2. Homemade And Eco-Friendly Spray To Clean Dog Diarrhea

You can have a powerful cleaning for dog poop, totally eco-friendly, in just a couple of minutes.


  • 1½ teaspoons eco-friendly dishwashing
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 cups warm water

Note: if you don't have a plastic-free dishwashing facility, you can use the one you have at home.

Important! Do not use this spray on wood carpets.


  • Put all the ingredients in the spray bottle.
  • Mix well.

3. Get Dog Diarrhea Stains Out Of Carpet

  • Spray the stains with your homemade cleaner.
  • Let the mixture work for 5 minutes.
  • Blot until the liquid is absorbed.
  • If necessary, re-spray the stains with the cleaner.
  • When the stains are gone, spray the area with cold water.
  • Run a paper towel over the area to soak up the water.
  • Sprinkle baking soda over the area and let sit.
  • When the baking soda has dried, vacuum it up. Ready!

How To Clean Runny Dog Poop Out Of Wool Carpet

The first steps are the same as the previous procedure. You then should follow the steps described in the section: How to pick up dog diarrhea.

From here, the modifications to protect your wool carpet begin.

Homemade Spray To Clean Diarrhea From A Wool Carpet

  • ⅓ cup white vinegar
  • ⅔ cup cool distilled water
  • 1½ teaspoons eco-friendly wool safe laundry detergent


  • Put the three ingredients in a spray bottle.
  • Mix well.

7 Steps To Clean Liquid Poop From A Wool Carpet

  1. Spray the wool carpet with the homemade cleaner.

  2. Blot with a paper towel without rubbing.

  3. Spray and blot until the diarrhea stains disappear.

  4. Spray some water on the area.

  5. Blot off excess water.

  6. Sprinkle baking soda on the area.

  7. Vacuum and voilà.

Discover: How To Get Dog Poop Out Of Shoes

Get Dog Diarrhea Persistent Stains Out Of Carpet

Get out runny dog poop of carpet

If the procedure used to get dog diarrhea out of carpet hasn't worked, you'll need to try a more abrasive method. Do not use this method on wool rugs.

  1. Mix a couple of drops of hydrogen peroxide with a cup of cold water.
  2. Spray the stains.
  3. Pass a sponge with water over it.
  4. Blot until dry.
  5. Add the baking soda again.
  6. Vacuum.

What do you think of these home methods to clean dog diarrhea from the carpet? It may be necessary to repeat the procedure a couple of times to eliminate the diarrhea ring.

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How To Clean Dried Dog Poop From Carpet?

To clean dried dog poop from carpet, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Put on gloves.
  2. Remove the dried diarrhea remains with the help of a dull knife.
  3. Prepare a homemade eco-friendly cleaner spray.
  4. Spray the carpet and wait ten minutes
  5. Blot.
  6. Spray with the cleaner again and blot until the stain disappear.
  7. Poor some water.
  8. Blot.
  9. Sprinkle baking soda.
  10. Vacuum.

How To Get Dog Diarrhea Smell Out Of Carpet?

To get dog diarrhea smell out of carpet, jut:

  1. Use a steam cleaner to sanitize the fibers.
  2. Sprinkle baking soda, let it act for 10 minutes and then vacuum.
  3. Prepare a cleanse with antibacterial dish soap and cold water. Spray and blot. Rinse with water and blot again. Let dry.


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