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What can I wash my dog with....

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BertrandRussell Fri 10-Jul-15 10:08:59

......if I haven't got any dog shampoo? ( I need a trip to the stuff for animals shop, don't I? But I can't until late on, and I want her to dry in the sun.)

ObeseDenise Fri 10-Jul-15 10:09:59

I used baby shampoo on my Ddog last week and it worked great. Plus she smelled lovely grin .

BertrandRussell Fri 10-Jul-15 10:15:11

My dd has some Chanel shower gel she saves for special occasions- I'd love to use that just to see her face when she smells it.......grin

villainousbroodmare Fri 10-Jul-15 10:48:17

Any gentle shampoo. Or washing up liquid. Plus conditioner, well worth the extra rinse.

EasyToEatTiger Fri 10-Jul-15 11:54:12

Water. Or rub in tomato ketchup for stinks and rinse it out. A good brush should work. I only wash our dogs with soap when they STINK! I have a big tube of Fox Poo shampoo just in case!

BertrandRussell Fri 10-Jul-15 13:26:33

Tomato ketchup? Every day's a school day!

I have to wash her because I'm going to be sharing a small tent with her for the weekend and I really don't like doggy smell. I think i'll go for diluted human shampoo because I've got a lovely flowery one. Thanks all!

Carpaccio Fri 10-Jul-15 15:00:38

Be careful with products for humans - they have a different pH than products for dogs and can dry the dog's skin, causing itchiness.

I'd also just go for water.

I like the Pet Head shampoos for our spaniel - I find that with those she doesn't smell of wet dog if her fur gets wet in the rain, unlike other shampoos we've used.

LimeJellyHead Sat 11-Jul-15 11:34:41

I would only use a dog shampoo.

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