Ways to Prevent Your Home from Smelling like a Dirty Dog

Sharing your home with a dog can be very rewarding. A canine can provide you with companionship and joy, but that doesn’t mean it’s all sunshine and roses. Dogs smell, and their stinky body odor can end up permeating your home!

To keep that from happening, give your dog regular baths. How often you bathe your dog will depend on the breed you have, but most dogs do well with a general rule of one bath per month. Just be careful! Bathing him too often can increase the oil product on his skin, making him even smellier!

Cleaning more often can help too. Use a carpet deodorizer and vacuum one day a week for every living person and animal in your home. Room deodorizers can also help.

For bathing recommendations for your particular breed, schedule an appointment with your vet Glen Ellyn, IL.


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