Dry shampoo for Chow?

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Dry shampoo for Chow?

Postby dewittg » Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:27 pm

A shelter I volunteer for has a chow that was previously kept in a backyard with another chow and received very little attention. He's warmed up quite a bit since being worked with by shelter staff and volunteers but he won't tolerate being bathed. Long term, we'll want to desensitize him to that but are considering using a dry shampoo (corn starch and baking soda mix) on him. I'm a bit concerned though that since his coat is so dense, we may not be able to brush the powder out. Has anybody used a dry shampoo with a chow and how'd it work out?

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p.s. the shelter the chow is in is the Williamson County shelter near Georgetown which is just north of Austin, TX. if anybody might be interested in adopting him.

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