My poor girl.
I don't feel so good.
I thoroughly cleaned the incidents with my Bissell SpotClean (I really love this thing and don’t knew where I’d be without it! I can’t recommend it enough and believe in it so strongly I’m willing to use my affiliate links to do it!)
My priority was making sure Lacey didn’t dehydrate or get worse than pulling out the big Bissell Powerlifter Carpet Cleaner to deep clean the growing number of disaster recovery zones.
Once Lacey kept food down toward the end of the evening, my plan was to thoroughly shampoo all of the carpeting in the house with the Powerlifter to following day.
In the meantime, the former bio hazards on the carpeting were clean but the house still smelled like puke.
How to Make All Natural Carpet Refresher
Fortunately, I made a quick, easy, and non toxic carpet deodorizer and used it to get rid of the smelly carpet stink. It took all of two seconds and one ingredient to make – baking soda!
Sprinkle plain baking soda on the carpeting and allow it sit for at least 30 minutes to several hours if you can.
Filling a cheese shaker like this one will make covering a large carpet with baking soda deodorizer much easier!
After 30 minutes to 2 hours (or so) vacuum the baking soda and the smell from the carpet with a vacuum sweeper. Ta da! The smell is GONE!. You now have clean and deodorized carpeting!
In this case I didn’t add a few drops of essential to the backing soda before sprinkling it on the carpeting for a scent boost because dogs can be sensitive to certain essential oils and I didn’t want to potentially add to Lacey’s problems.
Not to mention, I didn’t want a potential carpet cleaner, barf, essential oil smell sandwich on my hands if I needed to do more DIY baking soda carpet refresher treatments on future unwanted events.
Fortunately, Lacey started perking up by the end of the evening and kept a little bit of food down. By the following day she was her usual happy self begging to model when I pulled out my camera to take photos of my DIY Personalized Popsocket post (you can read it here on Condo Blues!)
If I let Lisa take my picture she pays me in homemade dog treats! Now you know why I walk into all of her blog photos. I’m so clever! Hee, hee!