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    Default My chessie stinks

    Kind of a fishy smell. Is this normal?
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    Ha Ha Ha....

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    Quote Originally Posted by achiro View Post
    Kind of a fishy smell. Is this normal?
    Is it like a bass smell or a tuna smell? Makes all the difference in the world.

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    Male or Female? Are you feeding a fish based food? I found when i added raw or fresh ocean fish like bluefish to his food, Camo became oily and stinky. I also had a female here in season that had a strong fishy odor.

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    Recently saw a stinky Chessie post on another site and it turned out to be the dog was eating some hot lunch (feces). Only thing I can think of that has a fish smell is anal gland.
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    LOL, I've had chessies for close to 25 years. I've never even noticed them being stinky but I've heard that comment from several who must have more sensitive smellers than I do.
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    Our chessie isn't stinky either, he just smells like a dog, lol. I have no idea where the stinky chessie thing came from....if a dog stinks, wouldn't most people just give a dog a bath? Although, our chessie was stinky after running along the beach and digging up rotten fish and eating them....a bath after that is just common sense....

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    They have some kind of gland around their but that sometimes secretes a clear jelly like fluid. The first time I smelled it was in my truck, and I thought I had an antifreeze leak. My breeder told me how to get rid of it, but I dont rememeber.
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    I've always thought our chessie smelled like well oiled saddle leather, one of my favorite aromas!
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    Quote Originally Posted by achiro View Post
    LOL, I've had chessies for close to 25 years. I've never even noticed them being stinky but I've heard that comment from several who must have more sensitive smellers than I do.
    Over 20 years here and they must have senstive smellers LOL

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