Tip for Bathing Smaller Dogs

I just discovered this by accident and wondered if anyone knew this and why I didn't. Instead of chasing my dog around the laundry tub to give him a bath, I put him in my double sink with the divider between his front and back legs.


I guess your dog would have to be tall enough so he wouldn't touch the divider. He can't jump because he can't use his back legs. It worked like a charm, other than the shaking off the water, I still haven't mastered that yet.

April 27, 20060 found this helpful

I just take my little doxie in the shower with me and wash her with her shampoo. Two for 1.

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April 27, 20060 found this helpful

When I bathe my poodle, I just try to keep my hand on her back...as long as I do, she doesn't shake. Then, when I'm done, I pull the shower curtain closed fast and let her shake.

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April 28, 20060 found this helpful

What a fantastic idea! And Now I too am wondering why I didn't think of it! *L*

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May 3, 20060 found this helpful

Yep our Yorkie bathes with whoever jumps in with him and he enjoys it.

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May 5, 20120 found this helpful

To keep them from shaking water all over the place, simple hold his snout (not tight) and throw the towel over him, dry and then let him shake. Dogs shake from the snout back, so if you hold it he can't shake. Works every time.

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