Help dog has been sprayed by a skunk!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mullers3acers, May 4, 2009.

  1. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    Any remedies to clean her up and get the smell out of the house?
    Dh let her in before he left for work now the house smells as bad as she does. [​IMG] [​IMG]

  2. Equus5O

    Equus5O Songster

    I don't know about the house, but I've found that douche powder (Massengil) works well. Mix it up with water and bathe the dog with it.
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    Quote:never expected to read that. ever. [​IMG]

    i was going to say tomato sauce, but i have only heard that that works. but if you're out of massengil, it migt be worth a try.

  4. Equus5O

    Equus5O Songster

    I always get a shocked look when I offer that solution! LMAO
  5. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    I was going to say tomato juice or apple cider vinegar......

  6. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    One quart hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup baking soda, 1 Tbsp. dish soap.

    Or, Prell Rinse Clean shampoo.

    Or, tomato juice or ketchup.

    Or, vinegar.

    Never tried any of them -- they are suggestions found in various threads here.
  7. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
  8. tryingtohaveitall

    tryingtohaveitall Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Ohio
    Our dogs have been sprayed a couple of times by skunks (they don't seem to learn [​IMG]). The dish detergent, baking soda and hydrogen peroxide mix seems to be the best one out there. With our golden retriever, washing her a few times did the trick completely. With our black lab/golden mix, it helped but he still smells like skunk when he's wet, and it's been a few months! Good luck!
  9. GFY

    GFY Hatching

    Apr 30, 2009
    I've heard from multiple sources on multiple occasions that the product called "Nature's Miracle" works well, but I've never had to try it out myself, so I can't vouch for it personally.

  10. momonpillowhill

    momonpillowhill In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2009
    Nature's miracle works......but, it's expensive and you must use it repeatedley(sp) the peroxide, baking soda, detergent works, twice depending on long hair or short and it's cheap. Look it up on

    Trish, in N.Il. 5 dogs, 5 horses, 5 boys, 35 chickens and 16 ducks! [​IMG]

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