a dog needs to be given more emphasis. This is
because of the fact that if you are careless in
bathing, the animal may end up having some infections.
For example, if you don’t close the ears
with large cotton ball, the water may enter into
ear canals and may cause some ear infections with
signs like constant discharge from the ears and
shaking of head.
of bathing actually depends on the breed of the
dog. If the dog is of a hairy type like the cocker
spaniel, then the bathing is to be carried out
once in six to eight weeks. If these breeds are
bathed too frequently, then the skin and coat
loose the protective characters. However, when
the dog has defecated on the skin due to the frequent
digestive upsets leading to diarrhea, to avoid
the bad smell, the dog may be subjected to frequent
bathing some times by the owners.
more care in avoiding some irritant soaps or human
soaps. The soap materials used for human beings
are not suitable for dogs. Similarly, many human
shampoo products are having some ingredients that
are not suitable in the proportions that are to
be used in case of dogs. Hence, always try to
use the shampoo products that are mentioned mainly
for use in dogs. Take more care in using any new
have good time and patience for products required
for bathing in one place with availability of
water source. Dogs love the sprinkling of water,
river, and oceans. Even when you are using bathtub,
have everything in one place and then start bathing
of the dog. Try to have a leash, conditioner,
towel, and shampoo in the bath place.
is of helpful to make the combing activity easier
later. Bathing should be a convenient activity
to both the dog and the owner. This should not
be a burden.