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Tips for a happy bathtime

Posted On March 26, 2016 at 3:39 pm by / No Comments

How to make bath time a better experience for your dog

Spring is here and after doing the Spring Cleaning you’re probably thinking about giving your dog a bath. After a long winter and many muddy walks he probably is in need of a nice wash.

dog in bath

Whilst some dogs enjoy their baths some aren’t so keen. Here are some tips to make it a happier experience for both you and your dog.

  • Assemble everything you need first. Like a small child, your dog is unlikely to sit in the bath while you go off to get the forgotten towel.
  • Make sure the water isn’t too hot – he can’t tell you. You can always test the temperature by using your elbow.
  • Brush your dog before he gets into the bath especially if he has a long coat.
  • Talk to your dog in a calm and reassuring voice as he may not be enjoying the bath.
  • Wet his fur using water in a jug or a shower attachment (again test the water temperature)
  • Wash him with a  specialist dog shampoo – our range of Simbae dogs shampoos are made from natural and organic ingredients and are paraben and phthalate free.
  • Rinse your dog well, holding his head up to ensure no shampoo gets into his eyes. Remove him from the bath and towel dry. Remember: your dog will shake himself dry so don’t put him near anything you don’t want to get wet!
  • Reward your dog with a treat, this will let him know he’s been well-behaved and that bath time is nothing to fear.

To treat you and your dog this Easter we are offering a special discount on our Simbae range of conditioners. Buy any Simbae dog shampoo and get a 50% Discount on the conditioner when brought at the same time. Please use code: SP50 at our online shop.

Fabulous Fur Shampo
Organic Dog Shampoo for a happy bathtime

 

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