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Our cute canine and feline companions can’t help having an accident now and then, especially when they’re still learning, so it’s up to us pet owners to take a deep breath and deal with it quickly.
Fortunately, the powerful formula in our Oxi Advance range will remove pet odour while also getting rid of stains and brightening colours. It performs deep hygiene action in-wash, leaving clothes smelling and feeling fresh, plus it removes stains for a hygiene boost too. Once you know how to get rid of dog or cat urine smells you can get back to focusing on the cuddles.

How to get rid of dog or cat wee smell in 3 easy steps

It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking to remove dog urine smell from fabric or you need to know how to get cat pee smell out of clothes, the method is the same. You’ll want to use Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Gel for colours, and Vanish Oxi Advance Crystal White Gel for whites. This pet odour and stain remover eliminates smells from deep within the fibres and gets rid of stains while brightening, too – even at 30°C.
With this step-by-step guide on how to get dog or cat pee smell out of fabric you can keep your clothes smelling great… whatever your pets throw at you. Simply follow the instructions below:

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Vanish Oxi Advance Multi Power Gel for colours

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Vanish Oxi Advance Crystal White Gel for whites

Instructions

  1. Apply 2ml of gel and rub into stain using the top of the dosage cap.
  2. Leave the gel on the stain for 10 minutes maximum.
  3. After soaking, wash in machine as normal. Dose your usual detergent and add a 50ml dose of Vanish Gel.
  4. Use a dose in every wash to help your clothes live for longer!

Tips

- Act quickly. This is the crucial first step. The faster you get to it, the more chance you’ll have of successfully getting rid of cat or dog smell.
- Rinse and blot. Rinse out the affected area with cold, clean water first. Then blot the area dry (rather than rub) with paper towels – rubbing could push the odour deeper into the material.
- Pre-treat. If you throw your smelly clothing in the machine straight away, you run the risk of the odour setting in – and even spreading to everything else in your load. Avoid this by pre-treating with our Oxi Advance formula (see steps 1 and 2 in instructions above) to remove the dog or cat urine smell as much as possible.
- Be cool. When you put the clothing in your washing machine (on its own) you’ll want to use a cold/lukewarm setting, like 30°C, as hot water could set in the smell.
- Air dry. Do this rather than tumble dry, as heat could permanently set in the odour.

General advice

- Please refer to the packaging for specific product usage and advice.
- KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS. Store the product only in the original container and always fasten the lid.
- Do not expose product to direct sunlight.
- Before use check for colour fastness by testing a hidden area of the fabric, rug or carpet.
- For best results it may be necessary to repeat parts of the process.