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09-30-2014 11:54 AM
arycrest No schedule ... each one gets a bath as needed!!!
09-29-2014 03:25 PM
Freestep Most of my GSD clients come in for a bath every 4-6 weeks.

I bathe my own GSD about two weeks after she really needs it.

About two weeks ago I was starting to notice those telltale puffs of undercoat sticking out of Ammi's fur, so I gave her a good bath, HV dry and brush-out. Now it seems I've broken the seal, and she's blowing coat like crazy. I suspect I've have to do the whole process again in another week or two.
09-29-2014 03:11 PM
bob_barker Yeah it's not so much the dog smell it's the shedding. Which doesn't seem to be an issue right now.
09-29-2014 12:40 PM
KingBo Once a week, at least. We live on a farm and he thinks he is dying if I leave him inside when I do chores, so out with me he goes. He likes to get as dirty as possible and enjoys every second of it. I don't always use shampoo, sometimes I just hose him down with the waterhose and towel him off on the porch just to get the dirt off of him. But he does need shampooed in the bathtub once a week or so.
He is raw fed, this isn't doggy odor....it's farm animal poo stench. Baths are necessary if he wants to live in my house!
09-09-2014 01:54 AM
Sagan
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Originally Posted by llombardo View Post
Actually it states that healthy dogs don't require much bathing and it can be bad if harsher shampoos are used. It is good for dogs with skin problems.
That's probably true but I have a sensitive nose.

I bathe once a week. Double wash, double condition with pantene pro v. He smells nice and get's a night inside the day of the bath.
09-09-2014 01:19 AM
llombardo
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Originally Posted by blackshep View Post
Every month or two. Most people don't bathe their dogs enough, actually

It's actually very good for their skin and coat, as long as you don't overdo it

How Often Should You Bathe Your Pet?
Actually it states that healthy dogs don't require much bathing and it can be bad if harsher shampoos are used. It is good for dogs with skin problems.
09-09-2014 12:38 AM
scuba_bob I used to do it whenever he needs it which was like twice a year... But I've changed that to once every week or two, think regular bathing is better.
09-08-2014 10:17 AM
sabre1106 I try to do it once a month as needed. If he get dirty while at the park in between baths I just hose him down real quick.
09-08-2014 09:59 AM
Daisy&Lucky's Mom About three times a year for the girls. Usually right before Thanksgiving,around ST Pats and then early/late June.The pond is ususally is involved in the closeness of the march and the June bath and other sporadic need a bath occassions. Lucky on the other hand believes water will killl him but likes the groomer. He gets a bath twice to three times max.
09-08-2014 09:39 AM
Ruby'sMom If we know we are getting house guests everybody gets a bath. 😃 Ruby had her first beginning of August. My springer goes to the groomers. I don't anticipate anyone until next summer.
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