Un-Skunk My Dog: Your Ultimate Odor Elimination Guide

Un-Skunk My Dog: Your Ultimate Odor Elimination Guide

Discovering that your dog reeks of skunk is a real buzzkill, leading to endless hours of scrubbing and tidying up. So, what's the quickest way to kick that skunk stench to the curb? 

As a team filled with dog people, many of us have had the unfortunate experience of dealing with one of our pets getting sprayed by a skunk. On the plus side, having such a team also means sharing advice. Caring is sharing!

Here are a few pieces of advice/remedies that have worked best for some of our team members. 

"This magic mix worked really well for me:
  • 4 cups of hydrogen peroxide (3% strength)
  • 1/4 cup of baking soda
  • 1-2 teaspoons of liquid dish soap"

Pro tip: 💥 Don't play scientist – no bottling for later, unless you're into mini explosions.

Another team member had this tip:

"When all is said and done, putting coffee beans in bowls around the house actually helps absorb the stink out of the air too!"

Finally, everyone has different comfort levels when dealing with messy situations. One team member suggested:

"Some vets/groomers offer a special cleaning service if you're not interested in dealing with it yourself!"

Once your dog is all clean, Earth Rated lavender-scented grooming wipes are perfect for maintaining fresh-smelling paws, face, body and bum. They’re soft, large (8"x8"), and made of plant-based material that is Certified USDA 99% Biobased—meaning it comes from a renewable source. They’re also hypoallergenic, free of alcohol and parabens, and gentle enough for daily use. The natural lavender scent is derived from essential oils, and the addition of shea butter and soothing aloe vera provides a true spaw experience. 😉

We hope you and your pup don't have to experience the stress of dealing with a skunk encounter too often, but if you do, these tips should help! Join our community for more dog tips & tricks, contests & giveaways, and of course, lots of cute dog pics.

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