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Smelly dog

I have had lots of different breeds over the years and only my basset has this distinct musty smell that he gets regardless of his environment or his food. He has allergies to most dog foods, so his food is a high grade fish based dog food. We deal with it by giving him baths at least 1x month: short ones using a gentle oatmeal based shampoo, and using wipes in between. His skin is not bothered by the baths. His smell comes about 7 days after each bath. He does sometimes get blocked sebaceous glands on his skin, so I suspect the cause of the smell is the oil produced, which I have heard is typical of hounds. Also, he has his own special blanket to lay on. That way he doesnt funk up the carpet or furniture, but can still be spoiled like the other dogs :).
 
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