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    Default how often do you give your lab a bath

    i was wondering how often you give your labs a bath becaues a book i read told me not to give them a bath more than like 3 times a year.

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    I do it on on as needed basis. Some of the water we are in can be foul so I like to bathe them after that. I also show my dogs in obedience and agility and like them to look nice for the shows. Sometimes after one of our West Texas dust storms as they look more like chocolate than black. It just depends. Sometimes as frequently as once a week and others only every couple months.

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    bath? that's what water retrieves are for
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    ok the ting is do there oils or whatever get washed away and they are not as water proof is what i herd

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    Where is ?never? on that list?

    My dog Max is almost 3 years. He has never had a bath.

    Now I expect if he rooted in some real foul rotten thing in winter or got sprayed by a skunk any time of year he would get one, but barring those extreme situations Max will only see water while retrieving or on a rainy day.

    I doubt I will ever give him a bath.

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    My response is as needed, but not very often.

    I think it was someone on here who when it was time for a bath they went to a pond with relatively clean water threw a bumper in to get the dog wet. When the dog returned they soaped it up then threw another bumper for the "rinse" cycle. Pretty ingenious if you ask me and a heck of a lot more fun for the dog.

    JET

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    Only once a year, before they go visiting during the holidays.

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    Every time I run water marks or blinds!
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    Where's the "other" button? I don't have a Lab.

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