Nothing kills a relaxing morning on the porch quite like finding Fifi fresh from a night frolicking with the skunks. But save the tomato juice for the bloody mary. This recipe really works.
Mar 4, 2008 Emily Betz Tyra
1 pint hydrogen peroxide
2/3 cup baking soda
1 tablespoon liquid dish soap, preferably citrus-based
Combine all ingredients - mixture will bubble. Sponge on dog. Let sit five minutes, then rinse with plain water. The concoction oxidizes the stink-causing mercaptans in skunk spray. Note: The solution must be mixed when needed; if the brew isn't bubbling, the reaction will not work.Note:
This article was originally published in July 2005 and was updated for the web February 2008.