My Bully's Face Smells

marshall351

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Mu bully's face smells bad. I bought 2% chlorhexidine from Chewy.

I mixed 1 tablespoon of chlorhexidine with 1 gallon of water. I then poured it over a pile of baby wipes. I use those baby wipes to clean her face and her paws but it seems the smell is not going away. You think I should use more than 2 tablespoons of chlorhexidine in the baby wipes or just buy some chlorhexidine wipes from Amazon?
 

benny

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The pet store wipes are 3%. For the homemade wipes you can just use it full strength (2%). Just keep it out of her eyes
 

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I always just buy the chlorhexidine wipes.
 
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which wipes do you guys buy?
 

benny

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The store wipes are no different than using the gallon of veterinary chlorohex with some gauze or cotton wipes. Except a 2x50 count store wipe costs as much as a gallon of chlorhex, which can make an unbelievable amount of wipes (5-6000 or so?)
 

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If the smell persists even with regular cleaning don't forget to check teeth, gums, ears for the possible cause.
About 2 years ago we had a rescue come in the was stinky stinky. No amount of bathing and cleaning helped. It was just coming from his pores. Finally, in a move of desperation, I got some Dinovite and tried that. Within days, his smell was gone.
 

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The pet store wipes are 3%. For the homemade wipes you can just use it full strength (2%). Just keep it out of her eyes
I second this. We started out buying Duoxo wipes and quickly found out that buying a gallon was much more cost effective. One thing to note is that pure chlorohexidine should be kept in a cool and dark place to maintain effectiveness as light causes it to degrade faster.
 

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