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I have a 1yr old wolf hybrid. she had a flea problem and dry skin. I've used dog shampoo but I think that might have started the skin problem because she didn't have that till I used it. my questions are can I use dawn soap to help and can I use human conditioner to sooth the skin

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Hi Ann
The fleas caused the problem not the soap- fleas wreak havoc on any animal. You can use Dawn but it will dry the skin as it is specifically formulated to break up grease- like oil spills in the Gulf…. A wolf has an oily coat to protect them from the elements so to strip it of it's natural protection is not wise unless there is a very good reason. You don't say what part of the country you live in which could make a difference in how you deal with a flea problem so I can't advise you about that.
Remember to treat the entire environment not just the dog when it comes to fleas or they will just keep re-infesting it.
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ElizaBeth CRONK (Horch)

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Professional Dog Groomer-How to groom dogs- all breeds but specialize in the Art of the Hand Plucked Terrier, Bichon and Portugese Water Dog. Scissoring, clippering, and most known for hand plucked terrier skills. I am well known for my private business in Manhattan. I train owners and professionals looking to upgrade their skills Trained at NY School of Dog Grooming and apprenticed with several Internationally known expert breeders, handlers, and judges, assisted many years Westminster and Montgomery Kennel club shows.

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28 years private residential dog grooming service- I have groomed over 30,000 dogs I teach professionals and private clients

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Member Twin Brooks Kennel CLub- NJ Morris and Essex Kennel Club American Fox Terrier Club

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terrierific.net DVD Splish Splash the Doggies Bath- a how to for basic dog bathing Terrierific Facebook Fan page consultant for various pet publications and manufacturers of pet products

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New York School of Dog Grooming/ worked with many professional handlers, assisted many dog shows, bred my own dogs, private tutoring

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private listing over 250
video now available on website testimonials on website

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