What is "Bath Aversion Syndrome"? Well, in this instance, it pertains to pets, who sometimes can't help themselves from getting dirty or muddy, especially after a good rain shower outdoors, are those creatures that cry, whine, squawk, yelp and make complete nuisances of themselves when the mention of a bath is ever uttered.
PARENTAL WARNING: Any similarities of pet behavior appearing to mimic child behavior is purely coincidental. Also, no animals were harmed during the crafting of this article.
OK. What should you be looking for when it comes to Bath Aversion Syndrome?
The five stages are as follow:
The source article says it so well, "So the next time your human decides it’s bath time, think not of the terror you might be feeling, but the bravery and acceptance you will experience as you find peace with the water washing o’er you. And embrace the fluff. Always embrace the fluff."
FYI - There are some of the cutest shots of messy/wet/soapy dogs and cats in the source. Be sure to check it out.
BACteria and viRUS aren't your friends. They're out to make us all sick. This cute video explains it well and can be enjoyed by both young and old.
Take away lesson: Wash your hands regularly and clean surfaces where germs like to be.
Parting thoughts. Bar soap is far superior over anti-bacterial pump soaps per studies. To learn more see: FDA Takes A Closer Look At AntiBacterial Soaps