My First Bath

This post was written in “first dog” by Meshach the Great Dane puppy.

This video is from my first day, August 7th, with my new human family. My first human Mom, Barbie Barrett of Zona Danes, and my grandma Terry, traveled with me and all my siblings from Arizona where I was born and grew up, to Oklahoma – home of my canine mom Marlo. One of my sister’s stayed in OK with our SisCo Danes family. And then I got dropped off in NM with my forever humans.

Needless to say I had some road travel grime on me and so my new human Mom decided to test me in FOUR of the laws of health:

1. Fresh air – we were outside after all and I was breathing it in fast bepaws I was a little nervous since I didn’t know them yet but Mom kept on talking to me so it was okay. She also wrapped me in a towel afterwards and laid down with me in my dog couch, woof!

2. Sunshine – as you can see it was in full shine as it most often is in NM.

3. Pure water – my pool has no chemicals in it and it is pure water sans chlorine and fluoride, YIPPEE!

4. Trust – trust in the principles of naturopathy, trust in the laws of health, and learning to trust my new humans and build relationship, woof!

Even better news to MOI is that we naturally reared, raw-fed dogs RARELY need to have a bath bepaws quite frankly we do not smell or stink as a general rule. I am so relieved to know this, woof!

As you can see, no animals were harmed in the filming of this video, woof! Um I just got wet hehe.

Have a pawsitively tail waggin’, NATURALLY healthy day, woof!




Kim Bloomer, V.N.D., N.D. is an animal naturopath as well as being certified in small animal nutrition, with years of experience in animal wellness. Dr. Kim is a published author, writer, blogger, host of the DOGgone Truth podcast. Dr. Kim offers Animal Naturopathy Mentoring and Courses. Subscribe to her DOGgone Newsletter for updates or to her blog via email. Copyright ©2005-2024 Aspenbloom Pet Care, Dr. Kim Bloomer, All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the Author/Publisher. This article is intended to be educational. However, it is not intended to be a substitute for diagnosis or treatment from a qualified animal health professional. Dr. Kim Bloomer and Aspenbloom Pet Care, do not assume any legal responsibility for misuse of the products discussed in this article. The only essential oils referenced on this website are Young Living.