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Bath time

Discussion in 'Dog Grooming' started by Butmom, Oct 4, 2020.

  1. Butmom

    Butmom PetForums Junior

    Oct 3, 2020
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    What’s the best way to bathe your dog at home? Can I take him in the shower with me? He has itchy skin, and the vet gave me a medicated shampoo for in-between grooming visits.

    He’s too heavy to lift into a tub, but the shower doesn’t have a hand attachment. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

    Jan 5, 2013
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    Fill several buckets with water to use in the shower with a plastic jug.
  3. O2.0

    O2.0 PetForums VIP

    May 23, 2018
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    I've brought my 80 pound muttdog in to the shower with me. I fill up a big cup with water and use that to rinse him off. You may want to put a guard on the drain though or you'll end up with a lot of hair going down the drain potentially plugging it.
    Ideally you have a helper to catch the dog when you're done.

    Make sure you have really secure footing in the shower too, if need be put a towel down for both of you to give you traction.
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