Why Does My Dog Stink?

Poor hygiene

Dogs need to be bathed regularly to remove dirt, oil, and dander from their fur. If a dog is not bathed often enough, they will start to smell.

Skin conditions

Skin conditions such as allergies, yeast infections, and bacterial infections can cause a dog to smell bad.

Ear infections

Ear infections can cause a dog's ears to smell bad.

Anal gland problems

Anal glands are located on either side of a dog's anus. These glands produce a fluid that dogs use to mark their territory. 

Bathe your dog regularly

How often you need to bathe your dog will depend on their breed, coat type, and activity level.

Use a high-quality shampoo

Choose a shampoo and conditioner that is specifically designed for dogs. Avoid using human shampoo and conditioner, as this can dry out your dog's skin and make them smell worse.

Brush your dog regularly

It will also help to distribute your dog's natural oils throughout their coat, which will help to keep them smelling fresh.

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