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How to Remove Skunk Smell From Dog

Has your dog run into a skunk? The odor form a skunk is a very unpleasant one and you might be panicking but you can get the fouls smell off of your dog. Here’s a few tricks to get skunk smell off your dog. You can buy specific products at the store for this but when your dog is already covered in the skunk odor you want to get this off quickly. Here’s how to do this at home.

How to Remove Skunk Smell from DogYour First Step
Get to your dog quickly after the animal has been sprayed by the skunk. You want to get the skunk smell out of the coat quickly before it has a chance to dry as it will be difficult to remove once it has dried. The odor will go away eventually on its own but this could take weeks and it’s not a very pleasant thing to be around. If your dog has longer hair the smell will return if you’re pet gets wet.

Step Two
You will want to change into old clothes and get set to wash your dog. You’ll also want to use a pair of gloves. Make sure you contain the so so the animal can’t get not your home or you’ll have skunk smell everywhere.

Step Three
Use about two teaspoons of dishwashing liquid and about ¼ cups of baking soda. You also want to add two pints of hydrogen peroxide to a basin. If your dog is large just double this amount. You can sue your outdoor hose to get the dog wet and then work in the shampoo you have created with the ingredients. You may want to use a sponge or other items to help you shampoo the dog. Make sure you do a good job so you get all of the skunk smell out of the dog. The baking soda may fizz a bit but this is normal and not something to be alarmed about. Make sure you avoid the nose and the eyes of your dog while washing.

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