Home / Dog care / Why do Corkies stink?

Why do Corkies stink?

It’s not really fun to share your home with a smelly corkie. Trust me, it’s a very intimate topic. Corkie doesn’t have a reputation as a stinky dog, but if your dog has started to smell pungent, there may be many reasons besides that they just launched something “pleasant”.

Why does my corkie stink?

If your corkie stinks and seems to be everywhere, there may be something wrong with their skin or fur. This is usually due to a lack of proper grooming, although other problems, such as poor diet, may also be a factor. But before you investigate further, do a quick scan of your puppies to make sure they don’t simply roll in or eat faeces, urine or dead animals. Dogs are dogs after all. If you can confirm that this is not the problem, you may need to reassess your dressing habits.

Have you cleaned corkie up yet?

Corkie stinks may be due to corkie’s fur. Unlike most dogs, corkie doesn’t have double fur. Instead, they have a layer of human like hair that needs to be maintained like your own. Brushing regularly is the key to keeping your corkie hair healthy. When you brush corkie’s hair, it will distribute the oil on the skin along the length of the hair, keep it healthy and shiny, and keep the skin clean. But more importantly, brushing corkie regularly helps prevent Yorkers’ long, thin hair from becoming tangled or tangled. When corkie bedding occurs, a lack of air circulation and oil distribution can lead to moldy odors, which can make your dog stink. In addition to brushing corkie’s teeth regularly, it’s also important to wash the dog’s hair. Corkie should take a bath every three weeks to remove accumulated oil, dust and other debris. If you have a naughty puppy who likes to get into trouble, it’s acceptable to bathe more often, but bathing too often can dry the skin, lead to infection and bad smell. What you bathe your dog is as important as how often you do it. Human soaps and shampoos, as well as cheap dog shampoos, contain irritating chemicals that irritate sensitive dogs.

Is corkie’s skin healthy?


If your corkies stink, their skin may also be the culprit. As we mentioned above, not properly grooming your corkie can cause skin problems, oil trapping, poor ventilation, and general irritation. But even if you pet your puppies often, they will still have skin problems. Seasonal allergies, atopic dermatitis, ringworm and other problems can lead to skin allergies, skin cell death, excessive scratching and even hair loss. You need to take a closer look at your corkie skin. Do you see discoloration, dry plaque or mass? Do you smell the moldy smell of corkie? If your corkie has these symptoms, you can take corkie to the pet hospital for examination.

Is corkie eating healthy?

The last area where you want to investigate whether your corkie stinks is their diet. A bad diet can affect all areas of your corkie’s health, from their natural smell, their digestive system and their faeces. It can also lead to serious health problems, such as pancreatitis, which can lead to symptoms such as York diarrhea and vomiting. If you usually reach for the cheapest dog food on the shelf, you may need to rethink. Some dog food producers save money by adding cheap fillers, over processed meat meal and artificial preservatives to extend the shelf life of their products. It is very common for dogs to experience digestive or allergic reactions to some of the ingredients, which cause corkie’s stink or itchy skin. Buy a Corkie. 

Solutions for corkie’s stink

Once you can figure out the culprits of corkie stink, it’s time to finally figure out their problem step by step, whether it’s from the whole body or from one place to another. You’re halfway through finding the perfect solution to the problem. If the problem is related to their faces, practice washing them regularly. Using facial foam, you can use a small amount of product to make it foam and gently clean around the face and eyes. The facial foam in the room does not need to be rinsed, it helps to remove all stains left around their eyes and beard. However, if corkie stinks due to corkie’s health problems, you must take your corkie to the veterinarian in time.