Bathing dog inside

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  1. Back40

    Back40 New Member

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    I have been bathing my dog in the tub since the temps have made outside uncomfortable for both of us. However, using a pitcher to rinse him is not very efficient. Where can I buy a water spray head with a flexible hose that will temporarily attach to the tube faucet? Thanks!!
     
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    You can get a movable shower head and bathe in the bathtub,
    or you can get a removable tap head for the sink to be able
    to do it there. I have not run into any removable ones, sorry.
     
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    There are actually bath tub attachment hoses you can buy at pet stores.
    I found those fairly handy to use when bathing the smaller dogs.
     
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    Doesn't take much to un -screw the shower head and attach a spray .
     
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    You can get one that fits over the faucet at a pet store. Or buy one that's meant for people - I got one at Walmart for $8. They aren't that hard to find.
     
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    GlassOnion Thanks, and Gig 'em.

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    Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowe's. Pick your favorite flavor.

    Lowe's has a huge selection of them, though. Know that for fact.
     
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    I got a thing I attached to my showerhead. It's removable & has no effect on my shower. It has a little blurby thingy (excuse the technical terms) that you attach to the pipe that you have the shower head on but it's before your shower head. Benefits are that it's always there & you can remove the sprayer.
    Okay, I'm not discribing this right. I found it @ PetsMart. http://www.petsmart.com/product/ind...v_dropdown0_link12&parentPage=family&keepsr=1

    I LOVE it!!!
     
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    Thanks for the replies. My shower is too small (4'x4') to bathe the dog (lab mix). Checked Lowes and Home Depot and could not find had nothing to attach to the faucet of the garden tube. I'll check out a few pet stores. Thanks again!
     
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    We use a piece of garden hose with a sink attachment on one end. My husband cut it long enough to easily reach from the sink to the tub and we put a garden sprayer on the end of it.
     
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    shazbot not so newby

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    I put my Lab directly in the shower, and kneel beside the shower to shampoo her (my shower is separate from the bath, which makes it easier). I use a large plastic container to rinse her well. I end up having to shower right afterwards, but it's a small consideration when you weigh the options: my groomer charges $1 per pound for bathing, and my dog weighs about 80 lbs...

    A "telephone" type showerhead might be another option. It would be easier to rinse with a longer cable.
    Hope that helps!
     
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    Wow that's a pretty expensive bath. I haven't used a groomer (other than for rescue work) in a long time and don't recall it being nearly that expensive. We always get deep discounts for the fosters we've had so am not up on current prices.
     

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