Q. How many times should I bathe my Yorkie puppy? His head smells a lot at times what can I do about that?

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A. It's normally ok to bathe like once a week maybe twice because if you bath too much u run into possible skin issues with the skin beginning to get too dry.

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A. Honestly I don't advice people to bath often at all. At the most every 4-6 weeks. It dries the skin out. Why is his head smelling? What is he doing to make himself smell? Is it his food? Try just cleaning whatever is getting dirty with a rag and a small amount of dish soap, gentle dog shampoo, or human baby shampoo such as Johnson's.

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