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Dawn Dish Soap as Pet Shampoo

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For one small dog, North certainly has a cabinet full of beauty products to slosh up an entire kennel's worth of pups. Granted I've got my favorite shampoos (and conditioner) to keep my pooch so fresh and so clean, but recently, I got to thinking.

A vet was waxing poetic about the power of Dawn dishwashing detergent for oily pet problems like accidental dips in motor oil or skunk spray. Makes sense now that I think about it, since that's definitely what zoos and rescue organizations use on wild birds after oil spills. I know what I'll grab if my pooch has an unfortunate run-in with something sticky — fingers crossed that I won't need to use it, but tell me, have you ever tried this for yourself?

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