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Do you guys use a pet shower tool?

Or just use your own shower to bath your fur baby?

Any suggestions for bathing dogs outdoor?

just looking for some pet shower tool.
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Tool? ...what?why?

I wash her in "human shower" and always just clean bathroom afterwards. It`s not like has parasites on her.

I used positive reinforcement training and now when I tell her "shower time" she walks into the shower, sits down and waits.

When I take out the hair-dryer, she will sit in front of me and wait for me to blow-dry her hair. She loves it.

Most important thing is to not scare your dog with the whole washing process and try to make it enjoyable for them - why I would never use that "stay n wash" restraint shown in your ad.

(So you wont be covered from head to toe in mud next time they need bathing)(and also so they dont get damaged by fear)
 

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Tool? ...what?why?

I wash her in "human shower" and always just clean bathroom afterwards. It`s not like has parasites on her.

I used positive reinforcement training and now when I tell her "shower time" she walks into the shower, sits down and waits.

When I take out the hair-dryer, she will sit in front of me and wait for me to blow-dry her hair. She loves it.

Most important thing is to not scare your dog with the whole washing process and try to make it enjoyable for them - why I would never use that "stay n wash" restraint shown in your ad.

(So you wont be covered from head to toe in mud next time they need bathing)(and also so they dont get damaged by fear)
Me too! Its a good thing, but now everytime I need a shower my male dog thinks its time for a bath! hahaha
 

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I tie my dog on a really short lead to a tree in the back garden and attack him with the hose!

Hahaha kidding. I wash my dogs in my bathtub with the shower head. I use treats to make it positive and I constantly talk to them in a happy voice.
Tucker doesn't particularly like it and wont voluntarily walk into the bathroom but he is good as in, he just stands there and waits for it to be over - he loves being towel dried afterwards and going outside for a good shake.
Lexi had her 1st bath ever last week, would have preferred it to be a more pleasant experience for her but she HATES water so she wasn't impressed at all and was a little shakey. Again some treats and kind voices definitely helped and she absolutely loved the towel dry at the end and the zoomies out in the back garden afterwards.

I try to make it quick and simple. no restrictions like that 'stay'n'wash tub restraint, I think that's just mean. Try make it as pleasant as you can and don't bathe them too often, I tend to wash my dogs about once every 2-3 months depending in their stink levels - although they never smell that bad but I could be just immune to them :)
 

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I just put my dog in the shower and use I love pet head shampoo an nooties daily spritz afterwards and sometimes use animology knot sure to detangle hope that helps :) x
 

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If it's warm outside, I just do it with the hose, and inside I just use the shower head. But i only bathe if really needed, once every couple months at most.
 

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I'll wash my dogs in the bathtub or outside depending on the weather. Recently I've started going to a self wash dog wash thing at a local pet store. I really like it, it's cheap and easy. They have the raised tubs so it's a lot easier on my back and I don't have to clean up after. They have towels, shampoo(but I normally bring my own) and driers. Whenever we go into the pet shop I take them back to the wash area and give lots of yummy treats. They now love going back there.
 
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I've always used our regular shower. The dogs get in willingly, they don't LOVE it but they're sorta like "do what you have to do to me" so it's pretty quick. I bathe one dog and while that's happening, the other dog knows he's next lol. Since moving we now do not have a detachable showerhead, which is the only thing I miss as it's easier on my back.

The summer is a very dirty time for my dogs, especially for my water loving beagle who enjoys romping through the muddy creek! I try not to over bathe by using wipes instead when possible.
 
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I have some difficulty lifting my dog in and out of a bathtub because of a bum arm, but on rare occasions, I have done that. However, since he is long haired but sheds surprisingly little, he has to be groomed one a month anyway, and he gets a professional bath then (no way am I going to try to groom him when I'm right-handed and that's my injured arm--I shudder to think what he might end up looking like if I tried that). I will also use waterless shampoo and a good brushing in between professional baths, and when it's muddy in the spring (like now), I absolutely have to wash up his feet when he comes in from outside unless I want mud everywhere. I used to try and pick up his feet to do that until I discovered he was much happier and relaxed if I just had him roll over and stick his feet up in the air while I cleaned them--and afterwards, he gets a tummy rub for being a good boy.
 

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We live in an apartment, with no yard, in a wet climate and a dog who LOVES mud. What were we thinking *head shake*.

She only gets bathed (like shampooed) probably once every other month (when she rolls in something stinky) but she gets rinsed at least 5x a week. Ugh. I'm hoping the summer will be less as it dries up around here!

My girl came terrified of the bath (to be fair, she was terrified of everything). She now tolerates it. Doesn't love it, but will stand to be picked up and put in the tub, will stand while bathed, and will stand for toweling until released. She gets lots of yummy treats (wouldn't take them the first few baths until she figured out it wasn't going to kill her). I was just gently but firm with her and did everything efficiently and matter of factly. Got the early ones over with as quickly (but relaxed manner) as possible and she figured out pretty quickly that baths are survivable.
 

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With my other dog that I had, she learned from a very young age that chasing water from the hose was AMAZINGLY FUN. When she was old enough for dog shampoo, I'd lather her up after playing with the hose some (to get her excited about getting wet), then I would play a game of tag with her. I'd tag her with the hose while she chased the water around me in a big circle. Then I'd flip the water up over her head (like the shape of a rainbow) and when she stood or jumped up, I'd spray her underside. It was one big game for her. When her 'bath' was over, she was both clean AND tired. LOL I miss her.
 

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I go to a doggie self wash place. Every Wednesday its $10. So I would rather pay then clean up the mess. I only bathe once every couple of months so its worth it.
 

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Alva is going to get a bath next weekend because she has been entered to a dog show which is in the end of this month. I wash her already so her coat has time to settle and because I will not have time to bath her right before the show.

The only special tool I use is a dog shampoo and a soda bottle or bucket and scoop. Other things I use are my bathroom and shower. Once I washed her at my parents' but the water was cold and it was very unpleasant for Alva.

I have not trained Alva to like showers or baths so she is not pleased to get wet and shampooed but she'll tolerate it because it is the only way to get away. Let stupid owner have her way and it will be over more quickly and with less fuss.

It'll take forever to get her wet ("perks" of almost waterproof coat...) and once she is fully soaked with the aid of thorough shampooing and then rinsed it takes a long time for her to dry. I just wrap her into a towel and rub and wring the most of the water off. Then she has to dry on her own, I don't have a hairdryer. I have to brush her during drying, it helps her to dry and means less mats.
 

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I just take rocky to a self service doggie wash at the local feed store. Its so much easier and since he only gets a bath about three times a year i dont mind paying for the service!
 

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my adult dog learnt it just happens weather he fights or not then eventually he just got in on his own and stands patiently he also get in the shower with people sometimes just randomly my puppy on the other hand copied him and just started doing it with him.
 

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Zody gets bathed in the kitchen sink, I think if I tried to put him in the shower and use the shower head on him he'd die of fright, not to mention that he's so short it'd be murder on my back. I use a large cut to wet him down and rinse him off.

I'm thinking of getting him one of the shower heads that will attach to the kitchen faucet to make wetting him and rinsing him faster and easier. They are usually made so that the flow of water can be adjusted. Something like this Amazon.com: shower sprayer: Pet Supplies but I might get one that's used for babies.
 

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Pax and I go to the beach several times a week and he gets a bath after every trip. I have a tub/shower combo with a removable hand shower hose. I just toss on a some swim shorts and hop in the tub on one knee and rinse him down...easy peasy and other than my one leg, I do not get wet at all.

Quick towel off for both of us and I am an in and out back dressed in 5 minutes.

They make shower attachments that slip over the bath faucets at most hardware stores if you do not have one built in.
 

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I always just make it like it's no big deal, no need to overstuff with treats and such at all times. I find with my bunch (not to say it's like this with every other dog out there) is to just do things like it's the norm, no big deal and they follow along. My guys will go in the tub if needed for a bath during the winter and get hosed in the yard in the summer. To be honest, I didn't do much training with it, just did it and they were ok with following my lead.
 
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