Taking your dog for a bath might be a herculean task for some. Those pups that aren’t used to being bathed might become troublesome.
Since bathing is an essential part of dog care, a good pet owner must know how to efficiently shower their dog.
Managing your dog’s fear of taking a bath isn’t that simple, it takes time and a lot of effort to get your dog used to be showered with water.
If your dog is really afraid of being bathed, you will need to double your effort in making them actually enjoy taking a bath. Although with enough time and skillful practice, your dog will eventually like taking a bath.
Here are some tips you can follow to make dog bathing less stressful.
1. Prepare your dog’s bathing materials
All you’re the things you need for your dog’s bath should be readily accessible before you actually start to shower him. It will be a real hassle to start bathing and then forget that you did not buy that much-needed dog shampoo.
Once you start the bath, you should never leave your dog in the shower, they’ll feel extremely cold and alone, which will make them hate taking a shower even more than before.
So never forget those towels, soap, shampoo, and other bathing materials.
2. Fill up the tub beforehand
Dog’s tend to be afraid of hearing flowing water inside the bathroom, especially if they’re scared of taking a bath in the first place. This will cause them to feel a lot of stress and which will make it harder to bathe them.
To avoid this from happening, you can fill up the tub before your puppy enters the bathroom. If you do this, your bathing session will flow more smoothly.
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