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Green Grooming with Baking Soda
A fantastic dog-grooming helper

Baking soda is a key ingredient when it comes to grooming.

•Keep your dog brushes clean by soaking them in a small basin in a solution of warm water and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Rinse and air dry.

•Give your dog a dry bath by sprinkling her with baking soda. Rub it in, then brush it out.

•For a wet wash, combine 3 tablespoons baking soda with 1 teaspoon dishwashing liquid and 1 teaspoon baby oil in a spray bottle. Spritz your pets, then wipe them dry.

•For healthy teeth and gums, dip a damp, soft brush in baking soda and gently brush your dog’s pearly whites.

•Maintain your pet’s dental hygiene by rinsing her mouth regularly with a solution of 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon baking soda in 1 cup of warm water.

•If you trim your dog’s toenails and accidentally cut too close and draw blood, dip the affected nail in baking soda, then apply pressure to stop bleeding.

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