How to Clean a Dog Crate

Dog crates are indispensable for housebreaking a puppy or transporting your pet on a long journey. However, once the puppy urinates in his chest, it takes a special cleaning to remove the smell. Most crates manufactured today have interchangeable panels and floors for easy cleaning.

Use ammonia free agents to remedy a dog crate. As the dog urine has ammonia-based puppy can go wrong when the smell of cleaner residue and think this is a good place to urinate. Diluted bleach is a good choice, but use it outdoors or in a well-ventilated room.

Pull some rubber gloves before you start. Harsh cleaners can cause chemical burns on the skin. In addition, it is easier to clean dog waste if it comes into direct contact with it.

Remove and disinfect plastic trays in cages with wire bottoms and floating floors. These crates are easy to clean as tray pulls straight. Just make sure that you also spray disinfectant wire bottom and wipe to remove any lingering odors of urine.

Spray of hard, molded plastic crate by removing the top and using a spray nozzle on your garden hose. This is the easiest way to remove stuck – debris, but will still need to use disinfectant or bleach to remove the smell of urine.

Air from wooden crates and not expose them directly to water or cleaners that could be absorbed into the grain. Usually, wooden crates are solid and are used for exterior doghouse purposes. Use these boxes for homes broken dogs because urine odor is difficult to remove. Vacuum or sweep the interior and wipe clean with a damp cloth.

Use a mixture of dish soap and water to clean soft-sided portable dog crate. These cages are acceptable for transporting your dog one airline, but the soil easily due to the fabric. Dip a clean soft cloth in the soapy water and wring it well, then wipe clean tissue. Consider treating the fabric with soil repellent for easier purges.