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At times, like these, when its SO hot outside and SOSO humid, the dogs go outside to potty or on our walks, and the come home SMELLY!
I like to get some gentle baby powder and rub it in my hands then massage them w/ a light dusting. Is this ok to do? Or am I doing harm? I dont do it often, maybe once a week or week and 1/2.
 

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I think I would probably use cornstarch if anything.

If they are coming home smelly they probably need a bath or at least a lemon rinse or a vinegar rinse after long walks to remove smells and allergens and freshen up the dogs.
 

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If the powder contains TALC, yes it is harmful and can cause inhalation allergies. Cornstarch or rice powder is a much better alternative
 

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I agree. I remember when my DS was a baby they nixed the baby powder (how ironic) worrying about inhalation issues and said a little cornstarch if needed. I will often bring Tyler home these days and put him in a sink with just about 3 inches of water and wash his privates and paws to get any smells out. Then I just towel dry a little, leave the towel on the floor for him to play on and voila no stinkies.
 

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thanks girls! I know alot of baby powders do NOT containe Talc anymore! =)
 
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