Help! horrible urine reek - German Shepherd Dog Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 01:01 AM Thread Starter
AngieW's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 121
Help! horrible urine reek

Our GSD puppy has preferred to urinate just off the edge of the patio right next to the backdoor. I didn't really think anything about it, but recently it has started to stink horribly. As soon as you open the back door, you can smell it.

I have moved some stuff on top of that area, so she can't use it anymore and now I make sure to walk farther out from the edge of the patio before telling her to use the bathroom.

Any suggestions for killing the horrible odor? I wouldn't have thought that one puppy could produce that much stink outside. She has been using that spot for almost 2 months. We got her mid-September.
AngieW is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 01:08 AM
Crowned Member
zyppi's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Back home to Louisiana!
Posts: 6,037


Nothing is as simple as it seems or as complicated as we make it~

Attitude is everything -- Pick a good one!
Sofie AKA Ussina vom Haus Brezel
Jack von Jagenstadt
Tatty - Burmese bad cat

zyppi is offline  
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 01:16 AM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Beautiful Pacific NW
Posts: 11,005
I used to buy Odoban yard odor control but can't find it now.
msvette2u is offline  
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 02:06 AM
Crowned Member
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 4,832
Water, water, and more water. Dilute it out and it should go away fairly quickly.

Elaine and the herd
Elaine is offline  
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 08:19 AM
Knighted Member
Kyleigh's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Ontario
Posts: 2,017
You can also use vinegar. I'd be worried about using bleach ... (I'm not a fan of chemicals). You have to do a lot of rinsing to get ALL the bleach away and it can still be harmful if the dog licks it later

Marion’s Zoo-Kyleigh, Raylan-cat, Echo-TAG,
Kyleigh is offline  
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 08:57 AM
Crowned Member
Courtney's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 5,930
Like Elaine said, water, water and water

Rusty has always peed away from the house but started to pee on this small bush on the side of the house. It started to smell...could smell in the front of the house...yuck. I used the garden hose and kept spraying the area. Then told everyone in the house when they see him start to lift his leg in that area to stop "hey" works good and he eventually stopped going there.
Courtney is offline  
post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-21-2012, 09:43 AM
BMWHillbilly's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 144
Jazzy sometimes piddles on the carport just before the grass. I rinse with water but have NEVER smelled a urine odor even when I cant get it rinsed for a while. Sounds to me like a UTI or something of the like for urine to reek THAT bad.
BMWHillbilly is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome