Cricket & Black Magic require frequent baths. Cricket has to be super clean when she goes on Therapy Dog visits, and that’s twice a week. Also, we’re at the ocean beach almost daily, and although the dogs aren’t the best swimmers, they do like getting in the water, especially to chase things or to cool off. That means a bath when they get home so they don’t smell like low tide. Also, they need to get the ocean salt off to keep from licking it from their fur or having it irritate their skin or eyes.

They are pretty tolerant about the baths, but it’s the drying off part they like the most.