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Dogs COVERED in Skunk spray.... NASTY!!!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by midwestmilkmaiden, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. midwestmilkmaiden

    midwestmilkmaiden Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2008
    woke up to my husband's voice saying, "HOney, Honey, wake up... you're not going to like this.. but, I took the dogs for a walk and they killed a .... SKUNK! .. what are you going to do???" [​IMG] Hmmmm.. Good morning , indeed! [​IMG]

    Just got out of the scrubbing tub.. with a mix of hydrogen peroxide, baking soda and dawn... still STANKIN'!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Welll.. definitely not how I planned to spend my Saturday.. scrubbing dogs that smell like Rotten Pukey Garlic.. seriously freshly sprayed skunk is nothing like skunk you smell passing it on the side of the road!.. that smells like lilacs in the summerbreeze compared to what I just scrubbed out of my dogs!!!!


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  2. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    My friend ELIMINATED skunk smell with Dr. Bronner's peppermint soap. I wash my dog (and husband) with it regularly.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I got something called skunk off (the spray, not the shampoo) from the vet's office that I use after I wash them with the peroxide mixture. Really helped take the last of the smell away.
  4. arabookworm

    arabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    i think there was another thread about this recently and the person who posted it said they managed to get it off and said how, so you might want to check that.
  5. Hornetkc5

    Hornetkc5 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 1, 2009
    tomatoe juice mixed with vinagar works wonders
  6. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Been there, more than once - I can sympathize.

    I use the peroxide/baking soda/dish detergent, also. There is always that lingering waft of skunk, though.... [​IMG]

  7. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2009
    The Wet Coast
    Toothpaste. Just dealt with a skunky maggie dog last Sunday night and we didn't have any peroxide to make that mix.

    we did follow the toothpaste with ground up oranges (before rinsing) for good measure.
  8. ebwy

    ebwy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 10, 2009
    wait a minute - HE took the dogs out and let them get into a stink with a skunk... why was he asking you what YOU were going to do about it?

    he let them get stinky, he should have dealt with it
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    >>>>>>>>>>> runs to the door and closes it.

    Hubby should deal with it! UGH!
  10. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    Mojo Chick'n :

    Been there, more than once - I can sympathize.

    I use the peroxide/baking soda/dish detergent, also. There is always that lingering waft of skunk, though.... [​IMG]


    That's what I use. SPray some Febreze or Lysol spray for a few days and rewash the dog in tomato juice then.

    My dad's dog got sprayed by a skunk on Dec. 23rd, the day before our family's big get together. He and I doused all the carpeting wih baking soda, let it sit overnight and vacuumed it up. Poor Lady had to spend the night in the garage.​

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