Poodles at Pleasanton Ridge Poodles-at-Play
Clean-up hints

Skunk Smell Treatment (Gary Bogue's Recipe)
  • 1 qt Hydrogen Peroxide 3%
  • 1/4 Cup Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon liquid soap (blue Dawn is safe for dogs)
  • Mix ingredients together and apply to skunked dog. Then rinse well.

Fight Off West Nile Virus
(not exactly a clean-up hint but worth knowing about)

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has added the chemical picaridin and oil of lemon eucalyptus to its list of ingredients to ward off West Nile-carrying mosquitoes after years of favouring the chemical DEET. These ingredients have been used elsewhere in the world for years and may increase the chance that people will use repellents to protect against West Nile by giving them more available options.