Why does dog urine smell so bad?

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Canine diabetes can result in strong-smelling or sticky urine and can lead to urinary tract infections that produce a bad smell.

Diabetes causes high blood and urine sugars, which makes a dog consume more fluids and urinate more frequently than normal.

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Smells Doggy.

Dog urine contains water, bacteria, ammonia, uric acid and dog hormones.

It's these hormones that are different from human urine.

Any dog nose can smell these hormones to know the sex, health and even the breed of the dog that urinated.

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The vinegar smell goes away quickly but is supposed to deter dogs from peeing in that spot again.

If the pee is still wet, spot dry it first.

Not only does it take away the smell, it also promotes the dog not to pee on the carpet, as the smell is very unpleasant to the dog's nose.

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This may sound like a lot of medical mumbo-jumbo, but what it boils down to is that dogs have much more dilute urine, which means that it is less foul, less concentrated, and less yellow in color than cats.
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Follow up with a white vinegar cleaning to remove any lingering stains.

Baking Soda is a known odor eliminator.

Borax helps kill the smelly bacteria and eliminate stains.

Rubbing Alcohol is a great disinfectant that will soak into the area that was urinated on, reaching the deepest penetration.

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Bleach will not kill the odor of dog pee or cat urine.

It simply disinfects.

Bleach is harmful to breathe, and it's toxic for your pets, too. Ammonia.

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Bleach will not kill the odor of dog pee or cat urine.

It simply disinfects.

Bleach is harmful to breathe, and it's toxic for your. Ammonia.

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A fishy smell is uncommon in urine.

Many of the causes are not serious, but it can sometimes indicate a severe condition, such as damage to the kidneys or liver.

In many cases, the culprit responsible for the smell of fish is a chemical called trimethylamine oxide.

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