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How on earth do you keep a carpeted apartment from smelling like dog? I just recently moved to a bigger apartment that has carpet, the last place had no carpet whatsoer so the smell wasn't that noticeable. I vacuum every other day but I can still smell the hint of dog. I am mainly concerned as well because I don't want guests to think it stinks in my apartment. I bathe my dogs twice a month as well so they aren't really dirty. Any suggestions?
 

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you should be able to find an eco-friendly carpet deodarizer you can use i believe weekly and that should help as well. Also investing in Febreeze would help or some lysol spray for the air. Both would nuatralize the dog scent in the air.
 

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Have your carpets professionally cleaned once or twice a year. We use Stanley Steemer, and the price is very reasonable, especially considering that they move all the furniture for you. A regular clean makes a big difference, but they also offer a deodorizer on top of that for an additional fee.
 

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Make sure the beds are really clean. Dog beds tend to start to stink pretty quick, and usually as soon as we wash the beds, the smell decreases by a ton! If you are planning on having guests over and are worried about smell, you better get some Slatkin 3-wick candles from bath and body works. I have a huge stash in my cupboards and they seem to cover up pretty much any type of smell and start to work in literally just a few minutes. When I combine clean dogs, clean dog beds/crates, regular cleaning, and candles, it's pretty much not noticeable at all in our house (and the "dog room" is carpeted)!
 
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