Tree sap all over my dog. How can I get it out?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Jody, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. Jody

    Jody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dog likes to hang out under the big pine trees. She has sticky sap all over her and she hates baths. I want to take her into the tub and scrub her, but how do I get the sap out?

    Looks like I need to relocated her run so she can't sit under the pines anymore.
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2010
  2. chickendude

    chickendude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try a product called Desolveit. I get it at Walmart near the cleaning products. It is 100% organic. Good luck.
    Check out this link http://www.dtep.com/de-solv-it.htm
     
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  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    Quote:that stuff is awesome, works to get out gum too [​IMG]
     
  4. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    Goo gone....get a case but I don't know if safe for animals check that first. My mom would get gum out when I was a child with peanut butter and butter mixed together then rub in my hair?
     
  5. smileybritches

    smileybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

    Vaseline, of course then you have to get THAT out. but it works. [​IMG]
     
  6. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    You may be able to use veg cooking oil to..if you use an oil based product or chemical... put dog shampoo directly on the areas where you used it... rub it in good, then activate the soap with water to rinse it out. You may need to wash them twice in that area.
     
  7. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    I've got 5 dogs who love to run through the woods and by the time they come out they got pine sap all over them. I have a bottle of baby oil, I use a rough washcloth a squirt onthe cloth as necessary for each sappy spot and then I rinse the cloth with warm water and wipe them down where I used the baby oil, not only is it safe for them but its good for their coat too. Its super easy. I use it to get tar off my husband, gum off my kids hair...lol...and use it for oil paint too, on myself I tend to get it all over me. Gets super glue off aswell.
     
  8. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    ice
     
  9. aggieterpkatie

    aggieterpkatie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Peanutbutter!!! Trust me, it works. I had pine sap in my hair once ([​IMG]). Just rub some peanutbutter in the hair, then shampoo out. It takes out all sticky stuff, and it's non toxic. [​IMG]
     

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