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This dog smells bad. help

he's adopted from pound. we feed him IAMS. no, i am not buying million dollar food, this is as good as it gets. does he need a bath? does he need to be fumigated? wth is wrong with him. stink dog smell. gross.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:44 PM on May. 4, 2012 in Pets

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  • yes... give him a bath, thats how things get clean. Try using a DOG shampoo with flea control in it
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 4:02 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • It could be that the food is not the right one for him. You don't have to spend a fortune to get a better food then Iams. But I would give him a bath and see if it helps. Does he smell yeasty? If he has a skin infection that can cause an odor and bathing him with regular dog shampoo will not help. If you do not smell a differance once he is dry I would take him to the vet to be checked out.

    KyliesMom5

    Answer by KyliesMom5 at 4:09 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Is he a hound? Hounds STINK.

    Dawn dish soap + baking soda bath.
    FreeForAll

    Answer by FreeForAll at 4:12 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Give him a bath and change foods. Iams has a history of using Soy in their food which can cause gas for several dog breeds.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 4:15 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • dish soap and baking soda, thanks.
    and he doesn't have gas...it's just a foul dog smell. not yeasty. just doggy.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 4:19 PM on May. 4, 2012

  • Does he have fold over ears? Could be a ear infection and if you recently adopted him it could just be "shelter" smell and if so he just needs a good bath.
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 9:07 PM on May. 4, 2012

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