How do you get rid of dead animal smell in yard?
Vinegar: Fill multiple cups full of vinegar and place in the area of the source of the odor.
Ground Coffee: Place ground coffee filter packs or ground coffee in the area of the bad smell.
Baking Soda: Mix baking soda in a spray bottle of water.
Spray the source of the bad odor several times daily until it dissipates..
How long does it take for a dead animal to stop smelling?
Unfortunately it may take three weeks or more to completely decompose. A professional may be contacted to break through and rebuild affected walls. This can be costly and not a viable option. Even after elimination of the source of dead rodent smell, the unsettling scent may linger for up to two weeks.
What does Animal Control do with dead animals?
L.A. Animal Services does not pick up dead animals. If any animals in the City of Los Angeles have died and need to be collected for sanitary reasons, the Bureau of Sanitation will come to your location and pick the animal up for proper disposal.
Can you get sick from breathing in dead animal smell?
Smell does not usually contain bacteria, which carry disease and are much larger than the gaseous molecules that make up a smell. So the odor itself cannot make you sick.