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it's time for my dog's flea bath...

but I am 23 weeks pregnant. my husband has been doing it for me but he's not here now. Do you guys think it is safe to give her the bath myself? I really don't want to take her to the groomer and pay 60 bucks to do it.

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rhianna1708

Asked by rhianna1708 at 4:41 PM on Sep. 17, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • How big a dog is she? If she is a larger breed and enjoys a bath, I don't see any harm in giving her the bath. Same for if she is a smaller dog, if, however, you have a dog that doesn't enjoy a bath and will struggle with you, I'd wait until hubby could do it.
    kustomkrochet

    Answer by kustomkrochet at 4:49 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • I usually wear gloves so that stuff doesnt soak into your skin.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 4:50 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • op- hubby is deployed for a year and so can't do it. she is a 70 pound lab but likes baths just fine. I was more worried about the pesticides in the flea shampoo and what harm if any it could do to the baby.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 4:53 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • wear gloves i gave my cats and dog flea dips while preggers and all was ok
    bonnie-jo

    Answer by bonnie-jo at 5:07 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Use dawn dish soap. Sounds crazy but my vet told me about it.
    my3turtles

    Answer by my3turtles at 5:24 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Why arnt you using those once a month squirt on tubes? NO flea blath required then. problem solved
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 6:21 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • I do the flea bath and the squirty stuff...but I am thinking that probably regular shampoo will be ok this time with the squirty stuff too
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 11:51 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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