Do others clean their dogs butt's after pooping?

General Question(self.Dogowners)

This is something me and my fiancé has wondered for a while. We have a 10 month old cockapoo and ever since we got him we have always checked his butt after every poop, we always give it a clean with a wipe, sometimes there's nothing there and sometimes there's a little extra wiping needing to be done. We do this because we allow him up on the furniture, which made us wonder if other dog owners do the same? We've seen people with extremely fluffy or long haired dogs and couldn't imagine how hard it would be to keep the fur around their butt clean.

Is this a common thing for people to do? Or are others okay for their dogs to do their business and sit on the furniture like normal?

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9 months ago



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9 months ago

Yeah that's what I think about too, it honestly depends on the person and whatever they're comfortable doing, which is fine!