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Member Since
02/25/2012
 
 
Barked: Sat Feb 25, '12 6:29pm PST 
Bathing? what is the best way. Mu Big Girl is getting Stinky from our Daily run
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MIKA&KAI

Akita Pals- Always.
 
 
Barked: Wed Feb 29, '12 9:17am PST 
For an Akita bathing is rarely done because bathing more than a few times a year can cause skin breaks and damage that lead to secondary infection. The best thing if the smell bothers you,and just a note,a healthy Akita doesn't really have a smell,you can get a good groomers cologne and brush her daily. If her food contains soy,wheat,or corn please find another food. All of these are know allergens for Akitas and can also cause them to have a bad smell. Good Luck!
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