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How often do you bathe a puppy?

We bathed our puppy about 2 weeks ago, but she seems to already have a stench again. I know you shouldn't bathe dogs too often because of dry skin, so what do you recommend?

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Asked by exxOHjackie at 1:21 AM on Jan. 30, 2013 in Pets

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  • I've always bathed my dogs every 2 wks and have never had a problem with dry skin (or too much stink lol).

    Answer by CollinBayleeMom at 7:04 AM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • I've been bathing mine about every 7-10 days - I use a special shampoo but her skin gets a little dry anyway but we can't stand her smell any longer. I got a humidifier last week for other reasons and that's really helped her too (for the dry skin) so maybe try that?

    Answer by idareyou at 8:32 AM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • You know the local pet store likely has puppy wipes, They're in a package like baby wipes only geared towards dogs and puppies to help clean them after walks etc and are safe to use daily.

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 9:44 AM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • Whenever they are dirty ;) I bathed ours about once a week at first, mostly so she would learn that baths are a normal part of life and make it easier to bathe her later.

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 12:05 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • the dogs i have inside get a bath twice a week

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 1:24 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

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