10 Must Haves to Clean a Smelly Dog

10 Must Haves to Clean a Smelly Dog

The following are 10 items our family needs to make dog bath time a success: 1) The smelly dog Our particular smelly dog just got back from a long, strenuous and active hike that involved climbing rocks and being in the sun. It is especially helpful for the dog to get a little exercise before bath time to help ease resistance in the bathing process. 2) Workout clothes or a swimsuit It is important to remember not to wear your Sunday best for the cleaning of your smelly pooch. This is not the right circumstance to “dress to impress” even when getting bath time photographed. “Ewe” should dress comfortably in clothes you are not overly concerned with getting wet because your wet dog WILL shake ALL over you. 3) Hair drain trap To avoid a clogged drain we always have a hair drain trap on hand during the bath session. A plug helps conserve water while we wash her. As soon as we empty the dirty water down the drain, we slip the hair drain trap over the drain to catch the fur. 4) Large plastic pail or bowl A large Tupperware bowl or beach pail works perfectly to rinse off a localized, shampooed area. 5) Shower cap To avoid getting water in your dog’s ears we use a shower cap. Your dog will be dressed for the part and his ears will be less likely to get a secondary ear infection from moisture in the ears. Alternatively, cotton balls can be used. It should be noted that even if a product says it is safe around the eyes, I prefer to...
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