Homemade No-Water Baths for Dogs

Sometimes your dog needs a bath, but you don't have the time or energy for the real deal.
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A traditional bath can be time-consuming, particularly if you have a dog with thick or long hair. It is important to get him dry after his bath, to keep his skin healthy, but that can take longer than the bathing process. A dry bath is perfect in these circumstances.

Step 1

Brush your dog thoroughly to remove loose hairs and dirt.

Step 2

Sprinkle baking soda over his entire body, putting some in your hand and applying it to his belly and legs.

Step 3

Use both hands to massage the baking soda down to his skin. The baking soda absorbs odors and oil, and will leave his coat clean and fresh.

Step 4

Brush the baking soda out of his coat. Brush thoroughly, so no trace of the baking soda remains.

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