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How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell on Dog Face, Breath, Home and Natural Remedies | Dogs, Cats, Pets
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Skunk. A single word that fills even the most intrepid dog owner with dread. The smell, the nightmare of getting it off, the waste of perfectly good tomato juice… Let’s face it, nothing about your dog getting sprayed by a skunk is pleasant. Unfortunately, one of our own dogs was the victim of a quite vigorous skunking (in her face, no less!) this past weekend, which sent us to the good old internet to see what we could find for a treatment. What we found was a wealth of information and a course of action that made a huge difference for poor Lucy! We’re sharing what we learned here to help you should you find your own pup in this predicament.

How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell on Dog Face, Breath, Home and Natural Remedies | Dogs, Cats, Pets
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Skunk spray can be expelled as either a directed stream or a mist. At close range, it doesn’t just smell horrific; the chemicals are also “lachrymators”, which means they cause irritation to the eyes and mucous membranes, very similar to teargas. Dogs who get blasted in the face often drool profusely, have watering eyes, gag, and vomit. They can even suffer temporary blindness if sprayed directly in the eyes. How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell on Dog Face, Breath, Home and Natural Remedies | Dogs, Cats, Pets
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Recently one of my dogs got sprayed in her face by a skunk. Her breath was horrible, even after we repeatedly rinsed her mouth and face. I found that after the smell on her fur faded, her breath still held the smell of skunk. I tried giving her breath treats and nothing helped. Finally, I discovered that after feeding her raw carrots and potato chunks, the smell disappeared. Top Rated Products for any Dog Owner:
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Has your dog been skunked? Eliminate the odors by using these three techniques.

Step 1: Wash dog outside
Wash your dog outside to prevent the odors from getting in your house. You don't want bigger problems than you already have.

Step 2: Use undiluted tomato juice
Douse your dog with undiluted tomato juice to neutralize the smell; then give the dog a bath using a specially formulated skunk shampoo.

Tip
Use a sponge to get around the dog's face, ears, and eyes.

Step 3: Mix bath solution
Mix 1/2 cup of white vinegar, 1 teaspoon liquid soap, 1/4 cup baking soda, and 1 quart of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide.

Step 4: Bathe dog
Bathe your dog in this solution. Rinse it with water. Make sure to work the solution deep into its coat.

Step 5: Bathe in vinegar and water
Bathe your dog in a solution made with equal parts vinegar and water. Bathe it again using 1 part vinegar and 2 parts water, followed by a rinse.

Step 6: Wear old clothes and gloves
Wear gloves and old clothing when you bathe your dog. Soak your clothes overnight in undiluted vinegar to remove the smell. Good luck!

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A striped skunk can spray up to 10 feet and the smell may linger for 1 1/2 miles.Deskunk Your Dog - this really works! In the spirit of skunk season and a shout out to my fiend who is currently de-skunking her dogs tonight. I just hope we stay skunk free for another few weeks at least. Lucy is finally starting to smell normal again. The face is the hardest to de-skunk!Another factor to consider is that your dog might be licking the skunk scent. Let’s face the facts here, we all love our dogs, but sometimes they can be quite disgusting little creatures. They will lick almost anything they come across. If by chance they did get skunk scent on them, then chances are they will use their tongue to try and get the smell off. The smell does not necessarily have to be on them, it can be on the grass, trees, flowers, shrubs, or anything else it wants to be on. The fact is that if your dog uses his nose to track down the scent, he will probably seal his successful tracking with licking whatever he tracked down.