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Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in Winter with Dogs #SpotShot


Winter has been colder than usual for us down here in the South. With temps dippin’ down into the single digits, us pups are spendin’ more time layin’ up in the house where it is warm. Don’t get me wrong! When the fun white stuff starts fallin’ from the sky, we love to run and play in the fluffy stuff WOOF! Meanwhile, my Lady can be heard mumblin’ somethin’ ’bout the mess it was gonna make on the floor. I’m not sure why she is worried since she has her magic Spot Shot® Pet Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator! It’s only one of her secrets for taking care of our messes and carpet stains.

Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in Winter with Dogs #SpotShot

With our large pack, there is always someone making a mess! From muddy paw prints, vomiting, and of course the accidents, it keeps my Lady hopping WOOF!  

But, my Lady manages to keep it under control.

Lemme fetch her to tell you her secret tricks!

Here’s my Lady to share a few of her tips for keeping your home clean in Winter with dogs:

If you have furry friends then you know that Winter can bring additional challenges of keeping your home clean.

While our dogs are spending more time inside with us soaking up the warmth of the fire, more messes are inevitable.

There also comes a time they need to go outside for potty time and exercise. And, it’s no secret that dogs are the worst about tracking snow, mud, and other debris into the home on their paws and fur.

Some days, it is almost a good thing to have ice on the ground because at least they won’t track in mud!

However, eventually, the ice melts and you are back where you started with the mud.


Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you can stop bathing and brushing.

Routine bathing should be continued or at the very least a dry shampoo and/or wipes.

In addition to their bathing routine, brushing at least 3 times a week is a necessity in keeping the dog hair under control!

A good brushing schedule is your number one defense against dog hair in your home!

Stop Mud and Dirt at the Door

Keep a towel at your door to wipe your dog down before entering the home. Towels are my lifesaver!

A wet towel helps in removing mud from the feet and belly.

A dry towel is great for drying them down and removing any snow or rain.

Door Mats are a Must!

The next line of defense is having a mat both on the outside and on the inside of your house.

It may seem over the top to have a doormat outside AND inside, but it gives you much more room to work with before they hit your floor and carpets with their muddy feet!

Floors and Carpets

For hardwood and/or vinyl floors, it is relatively easy to wipe up muddy paw prints but how do you handle mud and stains on your carpet without resorting to scrubbing on your hands and knees? 

Spot Shot Pet Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator is the answer!

Every pet parent needs Spot Shot Pet in their cleaning arsenal!

Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in Winter with Dogs #SpotShot

Spot Shot Pet Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator

You can safely remove pet stains and odors with Spot Shot Pet Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator!

Spot Shot Pet is a non-toxic aerosol that powers out tough pet stains and permanently removes even old stains and odors, and prevents them from returning.

It tackles tough tracked in mud, vomit, urine, and feces! It’s dual-odor eliminators absorb and neutralize odors. 

Plus, its Anti-Resoiling agents protect carpet and keep stains from returning.

Spot Shot Pet Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator

Spot Shot Pet is Easy to Use

NO SCRUBBING REQUIRED! Do I have your attention now? You read that correctly!

To use, simply spray the stain, allow the product to sit a few minutes, and then blot up with a clean cloth.


Old stains may require a repeat application.

Once the stain is gone, you can then blot with a damp cloth to remove any residue left behind.

Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean in Winter with Dogs #SpotShot

Spot Shot Pet is Non-Toxic and Safe for Kids and Pets!

You will love knowing that Spot Shot Pet is non-toxic, safe for kids and pets, and it is environmentally friendly!

It contains no phosphates, no volatile organic compounds, it is certified biodegradable, has recyclable packaging, and it is not tested on animals!

Spot Shot Pet Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator

The winter months can be challenging for pet parents but they don’t have to mean excessive cleaning.

You can keep your home clean in Winter with dogs and your carpets stain free and smelling fresh with Spot Shot Pet!

You can find Spot Shot Pet Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator at your local Walmart and other local stores. 

Click here to find a nearby retailer. Before you shop, grab a money-saving coupon to get $1 off Spot Shot!

Would you enjoy learning more cleaning tips and tricks? Join Spot Shot Pet’s Stain Fighting Community on Facebook!


Monday 1st of October 2018

This sounds like an excellent product. I would pick some up!!!

Katie v

Thursday 15th of February 2018

Winter and pups equals wet mess lol.

Shakeia Rieux

Thursday 15th of February 2018

These tips are very helpful! I haven't even thought about any of those especially with having a dog.

Robert Mann

Thursday 15th of February 2018


gloria patterson

Thursday 15th of February 2018

No furbabys anymore move to a senior apartment and no pets allowed. But I can remember those days and needing something to clean the problem with. I had one dog that when he had to throw up always choose to do it on the carpet. All he had to do was turn his head the other way and do it on the wooden floors.

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