How to Remove Brown Stains Around Dog's Mouth

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Things You'll Need

  • Washcloth

  • Water

  • Grooming shears

Any pet owner knows that keeping your animal's fur clean can be a chore. One problem that dogs are prone to, particularly those with light fur, is the brown discoloration that can form around the dog's mouth. Although this is a natural occurrence, it is unsightly. By staying on top of grooming, however, you can remove your dog's stained fur and prevent the problem from coming back.


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Step 1

Run the washcloth under warm tap water.


Step 2

Wring it out so that it is damp but not soaked.


Step 3

Gently wipe the areas of your dog's mouth that are brown with the damp rag.


Step 4

Repeat this process once a day until the stains disappear.


Step 5

Take your pet in for a grooming, or groom it yourself. Trimming the hair will remove stained fur and allow clean fur to grow in.