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How often should I bathe my doberman?

asked 2017-01-20 13:18:21 -0500

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answered 2017-02-23 09:52:59 -0500

The Doberman breed is a double coated breed. This means that their skin produces natural oils to help keep their coat healthy and relatively clean. Double coated breeds do not ever NEED to be bathed. However, if you wish to get rid of the smell of his natural dander or any dirt in his coat, you should bathe him no more than once every 4 weeks.

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answered 2017-02-23 09:50:23 -0500

Every 4-6 weeks.

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answered 2017-02-23 09:49:32 -0500

Dogs with normal skin typically need to be bathed once a month with a decent quality shampoo. They have some great dog shampoos on the market for all coat lengths and many different skin types. If your dog's skin has issues, you may want to try a sensitive skin shampoo and talk to your vet as you may need to bathe dogs that have allergies or certain types of skin issues more often. A good brushing between baths along with fish oil supplements and/or pumpkin can help your dog's coat stay shiny and healthy :)

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