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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2014, 12:20 AM Thread Starter
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My (off) white Shepherd

How do you keep your white shepherds to white? Which soap works the best? How often to groom? Any supplements help?

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When we had our white Shepherd, we didn't do anything special. I think we used a cheapo human shampoo. When she would start looking gray, she got a bath but that was not often. No supplements.


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Their fur naturally repels dirt once it is dry so you can just brush them. Same skin and coat care as for other German Shepherds. Mine grooms herself like a cat!


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I did forget to mention she got brushed daily.


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I use horse shampoos on my dogs. I have blue shampoo that takes stains out of white. It rinses well and afterwards. I'll spray show sheen on them and it makes them slick / soft and shiny. Also helps with brushing out tangles on my LH shepherd.

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If you are looking to make the color look a little brighter, you can use a mix of baking soda and peroxide mixed with the regular shampoo. I only do this one or twice a year if he is "stained" from rolling in red clay or something else that normal shampoo doesn't clean.

Other than that, a good Whitening shampoo is all you'll need.

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