If your dog disagrees with bath time, you are not alone; bath time can be a scary and unpleasant ordeal! Have patience though as most likely his fear comes from more than just a dislike of getting wet. Read on to learn how to bath your dog with minimum stress for both of you!
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Some Last Tips
- Don’t call your dog when it’s time to give him a bath, just go get him. It may ruin his “come” command
- Try to create a positive association to the bathing area. Start doing things your dog likes there, such as playing, eating, training, etc. This will alleviate some of the initial stress when it comes to bath time.
- Get everything ready and within reach so you can get the bath over and done with quickly!
- Have his favourite treat or toy ready to reward your dog when he’s doing well.