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Old 05-16-2014, 02:32 AM
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Re: Bath time

I hope so I'm using spray bottle on him at moment and dnt like that either he tries to hide behind his rope toy at back but he needs a proper bath lol
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:57 PM
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Re: Bath time

I just had a thought that made me think of this post, it might be an idea to try with Zippy if he is food motivated!

Why not try getting a big, wide bowl, heavy enough that he can perch on, and fill it 2 inches with water, and float buoyant fruit on the surface? Like apples, cranberries, blueberries, whatever! I was thinking of kids bobbing for apples. I know his beak is more adept at picking stuff like that out of water but I thought it might be a fun way to get him used to dipping his face and chest in the water for a reward?

Might not work but could be worth a try!!
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:02 PM
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Re: Bath time

could also try putting heavier fruit in there that will settle on the bottom so he has to get his face wet to reach it. I just tried this with Sootie and she's having a great time bobbing for blueberries...then again she does love bathtime already!
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:05 PM
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Ah now there's an idea will try that thank you
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:45 PM
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That is funny. I can laugh because my B&G doesn't like bath time either.
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Old 05-29-2014, 02:12 AM
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Aww does he not
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Re: Bath time

LOL! Zippy put the "DO NOT DISTURB" curtain up.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:23 PM
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Re: Bath time

HELP! HELP! MY PERSON HAS GONE MAD! SHE'S TRYING TO DROWN ME...!!!

That would be my CAG'S reaction to the shower...

See, now, I have the opposite problem with my big macs. I actually have to turn the water off on them. And my RFM is such a water bird that I can't even run the sink to do dishes with out her seizing the opportunity to dive into the sink and play in the water... she gets in and rolls around in there. I have to let her play before I can use the soap, or she'll dive into soapy water.


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Good thing you have a double sink. Just in case they don't want to share.
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