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How to get dog smell out of our new car?

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TennisFan Thu 25-Aug-11 11:11:21

My DH just bought himself a second-hand landrover - but it stinks of dog (he has a very sensitive nose)
Any ideas how we could get the smell out - a particular product maybe to use on the uphostery or carpets.


Seona1973 Thu 25-Aug-11 13:06:46

you could sprinkle neutradol powder on the seats/carpets and hoover off after leaving for a while

dexter73 Thu 25-Aug-11 13:27:46

Google came up with this!

dexter73 Thu 25-Aug-11 13:30:27

More here - some not so helpful like 'leave a fish on the back seat'!

TennisFan Thu 25-Aug-11 14:41:39

wow dexter73, thanks so much
I have just had to drive the landy home as DH borrowed my car - it is really very smelly, the previous owners must have let their dog live in it.

I sense either a lot of expense at the valeters or a busy weekend doing it myself.

CeliaFate Thu 25-Aug-11 18:04:31

A professional valet should only cost about £60 - well worth it to get the job done properly, just mentally add it onto the cost of the car.

ceres Fri 26-Aug-11 07:45:25

you could try good old white vinegar before resorting to more expensive options.

leaving a bowl of white vinegar in the footwell overnight works wonders to remove odours. if the upholstery smells then a spray with a 50:50 dilution of white vinegar is good for removing smells.

the vinegar smell disappears once the upholstery is dry.

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