Q: I have a Siberian Husky and he smells very dog-like, how do I eliminate this odor?
I have read that Siberian Huskies are low odor dogs but my 2 month old husky smells. And oh yeah, I've been giving him a bath 2 times a week.
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Answer by Reece Braveheart Aussies
Look for a odor shampoo, like a skunk odor shampoo or something like that. A strong odor shampoo.
Answer by Loki Wolfch
Bathing a dog twice a week destroys the natural oils in their coat and skin — no wonder your poor dog smells, his coat and skin aren't functioning like they should.
Siberians are generally very low odor dogs…have you talked to your breeder about the problem? A responsible breeder can provide plenty of information.
He may continue to smell "doggy" until he gets his adult coat next year. Bathing him often WON'T help, and will only make matters worse. I have Siberians who go their entire (14+ year) lives without a bath. If you can't deal with his current odor, buy a dog-odor spray at the pet store and spritz him with it.
Answer by Anna B
the best thing ever for keeping your dog smelling fresh between baths is teatree oil. just dab it on a cotton ball and lightly rub it over his/her coat every couple of days! it is also really good for cleaning tough dirt off your dogs at bath time (my dogs get tree sap on their coats all the time when they are outside and the teatree oil just brings it right off)! hope this helps!
Answer by Kevin Jonas ♥
well lets just put it this way GIVE THE DOG A BATH
Answer by Rob M
Our pooch got skunked the other morning, and I was at our local pet store when it opened for a remedy. They recommended Stinky Dog Shampoo, and it worked quite well on that, so I'm sure it would be good for lesser stinks as well. For skunk, I'd recommend sopping up as much of the spray as possible with paper towel, then using Stinky Dog shampoo.
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Answer by Kathryn
Hi I read your comment about the dog odor, you should check with your vet. It is not advisable to bathe your animal too often, the oils on their skin protect them. Brush your dog every day, the dog will love it as you will be removing a lot of debris and dander which can build up causing odors. We have had dogs in our family for more than five generations and we do not breed them or sell them, Some dogs are smelly because they are active and roll around in the dirt. Please do not over wash your dog. We vacume our house often and mop floors. You can buy a product called ODOBAN at Lowes or Walmart or online which will remove dog odor from carpets and furniture, never never use this on your dog.
Truly, dogs are not people and they do not smell the same way we do you can't expect a dog to smell like a person. It troubles me you haven't seen a vet, your dog might have an infection causing a bad smell. Also check out dog treats which are good for their dental hygience. One of our dogs had an abcess which required removal of a tooth, this can be prevented by feeding the dog dry food and treats which clean their teeth, their are also dog toothpastes.
My aunt has a 15 year old dog, she brushes her dogs teeth about once a week, ask your vet to show you how. Don't give up on the dog, owning a dog is a responsibility, you will be rewarded with years of love and devotion. Have fun with your dog, they are amazing companions.
Answer by L.Wisowaty
The Stinky Dog shampoo is good because it does get rid of the stinky dog smell. The only thing is it doesn't really have any fragrance so after a bath the dog doesn't really smell fresh. In fact the dog smelled like wet dog until he was completely dry. I wasn't that I didn't use enough, in fact I used about one-third of the bottle to be sure I didn't skimp to really get the dog clean. I actually used Bobbi Panter Natural Moisturizing Dog Shampoo which I think works great and leaves poochie smelling great.
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