Dog in bathtub while owner washing.

Everyone knows how to bathe a dog, right? But even if you’re doing a good job already, I bet I can offer tips to make your work easier or last longer.
Veterinary dermatologists are changing the rules, now saying that bathing weekly isn’t a bad idea at all. Forget the old idea that bathing strips the oils from the coat and should be done only every six months or even less often. Information presented at recent cutting-edge veterinary conferences suggests that there are benefits for some dogs to weekly bathing including reducing allergies (yours and your dog’s), treating skin infections (at least as effectively as some medications) and reducing the itching and scratching that drives everyone crazy.
Besides, do you really want to share your bed with a stinky, dirty dog?
Before you put even a single drop of water on your dog, make sure …