Posted: 23 Aug 2010 09:19 AM PDT
After a while, the new puppy smell may become a stinky puppy smell, and you will have to start thinking about giving your puppy a bath. There are a few things you should know before bathing a puppy. First, your puppy should be at least eight weeks old, and you should use a shampoo that is formulated for puppies' delicate skin. Secondly, you should ease your puppy into the idea of bath time, as many dogs do not like to stand or sit in the tub. Giving your puppy time to adjust will likely make all future baths much easier. Finally, be sure your puppy is thoroughly rinsed while avoiding getting soap in her eyes and ears. There will likely come a time in every puppy's life when it is time for a bath. While many dogs enjoy playing in the water, bath time is much different and many owners find it difficult bathing a puppy, or grown dog for that matter. Because puppies have such delicate skin, you should not bathe a puppy younger than eight weeks old and should limit baths to once ever...
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