How Long After a Female Dog Gives Birth Is It Safe to Bathe Her?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 9:57:33 PM ET
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Owners should wait at least 2 to 5 days after the birth of the last puppy before giving the mother dog a bath, according to The Daily Puppy. Puppies bond with the mother's scent and bathing her too soon could wash it away and confuse the puppies.