Pet Deodorizer & Stain Remover FAQs

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How to eliminate pet odor?

Angry Orange odor-eliminating sprays destroy pet odors at the source, leaving only the heavenly scent of oranges behind. Simply clear the area of any extra mess, spray the surface from at least 12 inches away, wipe, and enjoy the fresh smell of citrus. Always be sure to remove pets from the area, test a hidden spot first, and wait until completely dry before pets return. 

If you aren't sure where the source is coming from, it may be time to invest in the Angry Orange Stain Sniper. It’s an ultraviolet flashlight that reveals hidden odor-causing spots. You can even stick it to your odor eliminator bottle and turn it on to find secret stink sources unseen to the naked eye for a 1-2 punch over foul smells.

How to deodorize dog urine?

If the urine stain is still wet:

  1. Place a thick layer of paper towels on the wet spot to soak up as much of the urine as possible. 
  2. Spray an enzymatic cleaner (like Angry Orange Stain Remover and Enzyme Cleaner) on carpets or other surfaces until they get damp. For soft surfaces like carpet and fabric, work it into a lather and use a towel to soak up any excess. For hard surfaces, wipe or mop and then sop up the rest with a cloth or paper towel. 

If the urine stain is dry: 

  1. Wet the area with soapy water.
  2. Spray an enzymatic cleaner (like Angry Orange Stain Remover and Enzyme Cleaner) on the stain and let it sit for about 15 minutes before cleaning it up.

How do I remove the cat pee smell from my house?

First of all, attack cat pee as fast as you possibly can! The longer you let cat pee soak and dry, you’re giving uric acid a better chance of leaving behind a foul odor and stain. 

  1. Use thick paper towels or an old towel to soak up as much of the cat urine as possible. The more urine you absorb, the less it’s able to penetrate the area.
  2. Use an enzyme cleaner like Angry Orange Fresh Scent Stain Remover to help break down the tough stains and odors associated with cat pee. Enzyme cleaners work on most surfaces including floors, carpets, and non-leather furniture. Always use as directed.
  3. Open your windows to maximize airflow and allow the cat odor to ventilate from your home.  

How to eliminate pet odor from your couch?

  1. Wipe up any visible sources of odor. 
  2. Remove the affected cushions from your couch. 
  3. Use the upholstery attachment on your vacuum cleaner to eliminate as much loose hair and debris as possible. Vacuum all sides of every cushion and then vacuum the couch.
  4. Spray Angry Orange Odor Eliminator on the affected cushions from at least 12 inches away. Wipe the excess with a cloth.
  5. If this option is available, unzip the fabric covering your cushions. Launder them in your washing machine using regular bleach-free detergent.
  6. Air dry cushion covers. Drying them in a machine may cause them to shrink or wrinkle.

How to deodorize carpet from pet urine?

Spray the Angry Orange Stain Remover and Enzyme Cleaner on the affected spot from at least 12 inches away and let it do its enzyme-breakdown magic. Then, wipe it up and let it dry. For a little extra citrus blast, use the Angry Orange Odor Eliminator spray and enjoy the heavenly, powerful scent of natural orange oil. 

Does Angry Orange only eliminate bad smells or does it work on stains too?

Angry Orange knows that where there’s stink, there’s probably a stain – especially when it comes to pets. That’s why we created our line of products. We want to attack those tough spots like pee stains and eliminate nasty pet smells that linger around the house. Angry Orange Odor Eliminators are designed to tackle bad smells, while the scented Enzyme Stain Cleaners break down components of stains and odors to create a complete cleaning system.

How do I use Angry Orange?

Before using, always test a hidden area of the surface first. Remove pets from the area and clean up any excess mess. For best results, follow each product’s specific instructions.

For the Odor Eliminator Concentrate

For the Odor Eliminator Spray

For the Stain Remover and Enzyme Cleaner

Can I use Angry Orange in my carpet cleaning machine?

Angry Orange should not be used in any carpet cleaners or cleaning machines. Use your carpet cleaner as normal, then use the Angry Orange mixture in your spray bottle after cleaning. Always follow the label directions.

Is Angry Orange toxic to cats or dogs?

Pets, especially cats and birds, may be sensitive to concentrated levels of certain ingredients. Always follow the label’s instructions for use. First remove pets from the area before spraying and keep them away from the treated area until it dries. As with many pet products, it’s best to test the product in a small area to ensure they respond safely before using it in your home. Never spray directly onto your pets.

Will Angry Orange work to stop a cat from clawing the carpet or the furniture?

Our product is not formulated to stop destructive animal behavior. While cats don’t like the smell of oranges, we don’t recommend using this on areas where they like to scratch. 

Can Angry Orange be used to clean pet plastic cages or transportation bags?

The Angry Orange Pet Odor Eliminator spray is not intended for use in places where your pet will have direct contact with the product, like kennels, cages, litter boxes, bedding, or travel bags. 

Can Angry Orange be used in a diffuser like essential oils?

Angry Orange is not intended to be used in a diffuser. Always follow the label’s instructions.

Can I use Angry Orange on a leather couch?

Angry Orange products should not be used on any kind of leather surfaces.

Can Angry Orange also be used outdoors to remove the smells from bushes or grass?

While Angry Orange was originally developed to combat industrial-sized stink from feedlots and barns, we don’t recommend using our products on bushes and grass. Some plants could be adversely affected by certain ingredients in Angry Orange. 

Can vinegar be used as an enzyme cleaner?

White vinegar is highly alkaline and can deodorize areas marked with dog urine, but it is not an enzyme cleaner. Urine stains contain organic enzymes that are difficult to remove completely with traditional cleaning methods. So, while vinegar may give you some odor relief, it will only solve the problem for a couple of hours tops. Don’t mess around and get yourself an enzyme cleaner instead. 

Can Angry Orange be used to remove urine from cement?

Angry Orange attacks the smell of urine on cement, carpets, non-leather furniture, turf, tile, floors, bathrooms, basements, driveways, and fabric.

Can I use Angry Orange around the house like an air freshener?

We don’t recommend it. The Angry Orange Odor Eliminator neutralizes odor best when it is targeted specifically at a surface that’s holding unwanted stink. 

How often should I use Angry Orange?

You can use Angry Orange products as often as you see fit. The Odor Eliminator works great for everyday odors – try it on foul, lingering stenches in your bathroom, garbage can, stinky carpet, or couch. Always follow the label’s directions for use.


What is the best pet odor eliminator?

The best pet odor eliminator is something that can get to the source of the odor at the molecular level and eliminate the actual components causing it. An enzymatic cleaner like the Angry Orange Stain Remover and Enzyme Cleaner creates active enzymes when sprayed on an affected area. These enzymes chomp away at the chemical bonds that make pet odors and stains a problem.

What is an enzymatic cleaner?

Enzymatic cleaners use active enzymes in their formulas to help break down stains and bad smells caused by poop, pee, and puke.

On what surfaces can Angry Orange be used?

Our products can be used on carpet, tile, concrete, floors, artificial turf, fabric, upholstery, non-leather furniture, and garbage cans. Unsure about a specific surface in your home? Ask us!

Is this safe to use around kids or pets?

Angry Orange is safe for homes with kids and pets when used as directed. Always remove pets and children from the area before spraying and wait until the area is completely dry before returning. Always follow the label’s instructions for use. 

Is the Pet Odor Eliminator Spray solution ready to use?

Yes, the solution is ready to use – no mixing required!

Is the Pet Odor Eliminator Concentrate solution ready to use?

No, the concentrate needs to be mixed with water before using it. Follow the directions here:

Why should I use an enzyme cleaner?

Both cat and dog pee are composed of chemical bonds that enzymes can tackle and effectively break down. It’s science!  

Uric acid isn’t water soluble and bonds tightly to any surface it gets on. In humid conditions, the uric acid crystals left behind from your pet reform, and the bad smell is released again. Your pet is very aware of this – even if you can’t target exactly where the scent is coming from. That’s why they return to the same spot again and again. 

Traditional household cleaning products like vinegar, baking soda, and soap seem to work at first because they eliminate some of the components of your pet’s urine. But enzymes target and eliminate uric acid by breaking it down to evaporate this smell forever. No more foul odors!

What are the ingredients used in Angry Orange?

Angry Orange Odor Eliminator

Ingredients: Water, Orange Oil, Nonionic Surfactant, Orange Fragrance, d-limonene, Benzyl Benzoate & Linalool.

Angry Orange Odor Eliminator Concentrate

Ingredients: Orange Oil, Nonionic Surfactant, Orange Fragrance, d-limonene, Benzyl Benzoate & Linalool.

Angry Orange Stain Remover + Enzyme Cleaner, Orange Twist Scent

Ingredients: Water, Orange Fragrance, Proprietary Encapsulated 5-Strain Bacillus Blend, Nonionic Surfactant, Sodium Citrate, Benzylisothiazolinone, d-Limonene & Linalool.

Angry Orange Stain Remover + Enzyme Cleaner, Fresh Clean Scent

Ingredients: Water, Nonionic Surfactant, Aromatic Fragrance, Proprietary Encapsulated 5-Strain Bacillus Blend, Sodium Citrate & Benzylisothiazolinone.

*Warning: The 8 fl oz. Angry Orange Pet Odor Eliminator Concentrate, 24 fl oz. Angry Orange Pet Odor Eliminator Spray, 1 Gallon Angry Orange Pet Odor Eliminator Refill, and 32 fl oz. Angry Orange Stain Remover and Enzyme Cleaner can expose you to chemicals including Orange Oil SS, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to