FAQ’s About Wild Animal Shampoo
Q. For allergies to certain chemicals and scents what should I use?
A. Always use natural Shampoo to avoid allergic or skin burn reactions to the animal or you. Harsh chemical shampoo, dishwashing soap and human shampoo will cause skin and coat damage because of the ingredients and PH balance are not designed for this purpose.
Q. I’ve diluted the shampoo, and the next day there was a horrible egg, sulfur smell, did I do something wrong, or is it a bad batch?
A. Always use clean mixing bottles and make sure daily to wash with hot water and sterilize the mixing bottle with a tablespoon of chlorine bleach in a gallon of hot water then rinse thoroughly until you can no longer smell chlorine. This will avoid contaminating the product and causing bad odor and coat irritation from contamination.
Q. Can I use the same bottle for different shampoos?
A. Be organized, each product should have its own marked or labeled bottle to avoid cross contamination. This will also avoid accidentally using the wrong product.
Q. Can I mix and or dilute my shampoo days or weeks in advance and will this affect the shampoo?
A. Always mix only what you will use for one day. This will make natural products more effective and not allow bacteria to form in the stagnate product. Bacteria will cause irritating itching on the animals skin, and bad odors.
Q. Should I brush the animal before I shampoo??
A. We recommend always to brush the matt’s out if possible before applying shampoo, this will ensure that the product can be applied thoroughly and effectively. This will also ensure the coat and skin will be cleaned and treated to the best possible extent.
Q. What is the best way to rinse all the shampoo out of the coat?
A. Always rinse the animal with lukewarm to mildly hot water. Always rinse the shampoo completely out of the coat. This will ensure the best possible effect and prevent irritation or itching from shampoo residue. Rinse until the water is clear, when no suds or bubbles are visible in the water that is streaming out of the coat, then rinse again.
Q. Is it really necessary or true I shouldn’t use a chemical pesticide to kill fleas on my animal?
A. We recommend you always use natural, highly effective, and safe flea products to avoid irritation and toxic contamination to the animals, people, and the environment. Chemical pesticides can cause severe negative impact and some have even been banned by the EPA.
Q. How do I shampoo around the eye area of animals?
A. Always use caution when shampooing in the eye area. Just a drop in the eyes of an approved eye drops or a pure, clear, approved mineral oil can be a great preventive. Harsh scrubbing in the eye area can cause damage and even tear the eye cornea. Always consult a veterinarian for any further questions.
Q. Is it okay to leave the coat of the animal partially damp?
A. Always dry the hair thoroughly. Dry the hair all the way to the skin. This makes for a healthy coat , looks better, and is easier to groom.
Q. I’ve shampooed my animal thoroughly with a flea shampoo and still see fleas, now what?
A. Always apply natural flea products around the neck, ears, rear, pads, and paws FIRST. This prevents fleas from hiding and surviving in those areas as they sense the washing application.