A. Many times they actually smell worse just after bath (wet dogs smell bad). If when she dies up she still smells, buy a high quality dog shampoo bath her with warm water and brush her well with the shampoo on. Then rinse her and dry her with a hair dryer (be careful not to burn her).
A. The smell you are describing sounds like yeast. She may have yeast overgrowth, especially if she was living in a kennel or was malnourished. I'd suggest having her seen by a veterinarian as she may have a skin infection. Otherwise, you can try to purchase a shampoo that targets yeast overgrowth.
DISCLAIMER: The answers in Ask petMD are meant to provide entertainment and education. They should not take the place of a vet visit. Please see our Terms and Conditions.
IMPORTANT: The opinions expressed in Ask petMD content area are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training.
Our Ask petMD experts include veterinarians, vet techs, veterinary students, pet trainers, pet behaviorists and pet nutritionists. These opinions do not represent the opinions of petMD.
User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a petMD veterinarian or any member of the petMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, timeliness, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions.
petMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment. Do not consider petMD user-generated content as medical advice.
Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your veterinarian or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on petMD.
Your account has been reactivated.