Frequently Asked Questions

Q | Why buy Splash or Splash Plus Pet Shampoo when I can wash my pet with soap or human shampoo?
A | Splash Plus Pet Shampoo is a cleanser specifically formulated by dermatologist for pets prone to itching caused by allergic dermatitis. These pets may suffer from foul smelling skin irritated by infected pustules.  They may have hair loss due to scratching. Splash Pet Shampoo is designed as a maintenance cleanser for pets prone to these same issues. 

 

Q | How many times a week should I bathe my pet with Splash or Splash Plus?
A | If your pet is uncomfortable due to a skin condition or infection that's causing itching, flakiness, redness, bumps and unhealthy skin, Splash Plus Pet Shampoo is recommended for use 3 times a week.  As the skin becomes less irritated Splash Pet Shampoo can be used weekly, as a maintenance product, to keep the skin clean and conditioned. 

 

Q | Why buy Splash or Splash Plus Pet Shampoo when I can wash my pet with soap or human shampoo?
A | Splash Plus Pet Shampoo is a cleanser specifically formulated by dermatologist for pets prone to itching caused by allergic dermatitis. These pets may suffer from foul smelling skin irritated by infected pustules.  They may have hair loss due to scratching.

Splash Pet Shampoo is designed as a maintenance cleanser for pets prone to these same issues

 

Q | Can I use Splash or Splash Plus Pet Shampoo on puppies or young pets?
A | Splash Shampoos were developed by pet-loving dermatologists for pets of all ages, but should be used from the neck down and rinsed off thoroughly, regardless of pet’s age.

 

Q | Is Splash or Splash Plus safe to use on other pets – like rabbits, horses, ferrets, etc.?
A | Splash shampoos are to be used from the neck down and rinsed off thoroughly.  They are specially formulated to deliver a soothing experience for your four-legged loved one regardless of the animal type or breed.  It will clean and moisturize the skin and fur for all coat types

 

Q | How many times a week should I bathe my pet with Splash or Splash Plus?
A | If your pet is uncomfortable due to a skin condition or infection that's causing itching, flakiness, redness, bumps and unhealthy skin, Splash PlusPet Shampoo is recommended for use 3 times a week.  As the skin becomes less irritated Splash Pet Shampoo can be used weekly, as a maintenance product, to keep the skin clean and conditioned.

 

Q | Do I really need to leave the product on for 5-10 minutes?
A | Splash Shampoos reduce inflammation with agents that remove debris, oils and bacteria.  For deep cleaning to occur, the product needs to remain in contact with the skin for five or more minutes.  If the animal has a heavy coat, it will take longer for any product to saturate to the skin level.  Conditioners are present to protect the skin while the cleaning occurs, so feel free to lather it in for as long as 10 minutes.

 

Q | How many times a week should I bathe my pet with Splash or Splash Plus?
A | If your pet is uncomfortable due to a skin condition or infection that's causing itching, flakiness, redness, bumps and unhealthy skin, Splash PlusPet Shampoo is recommended for use 3 times a week.  As the skin becomes less irritated Splash Pet Shampoo can be used weekly, as a maintenance product, to keep the skin clean and conditioned.

 

Q | Can I use Splash Plus with other topical products that my veterinary wants my pet to use?
A | Designed by a team of veterinary dermatologists, Splash Pet Shampoos are specially formulated to restore healthy skin for pets suffering from a variety of skin conditions; so it is expected that some pets will be using a topical product. Like any other shampoo, medications may be washed off, so it is better to apply topical treatments after shampooing, or consult with your Veterinarian when medications are prescribed.

 

Q | Will Splash or Splash Plus change the effectiveness of my pet’s flea and tick medication (Advantix, etc.)?
A | Splash Pet Shampoos may wash away topical medications.  It is best to apply after bathing and consult instructions for use regarding the appropriate time to continue baths.

 

Q | Will my dog need to wear a “cone” collar while bathing or after bathing?
A | Your pet does not need to wear a cone while bathing or after bathing with Splash Pet Shampoos, however, we recommend that you use the product from the neck down and keep out of pet’s eyes. You should rinse the shampoo off thoroughly and you may want to rinse the face and eye area as an extra precaution to avoid irritation of the eyes.  If shampoo gets in your pet’s eyes, rinse immediately and thoroughly.  

 

Q | Is Splash or Splash Plus safe for humans to use?
A | Splash Pet Shampoos were created by dermatologists for a pet’s skin. The fur of your pet requires a deep cleaning. While human skin will not be harmed by Splash Pet Shampoos, cleaning would occur in less time, so feel free to try it out, but only for a couple of minutes.

 

Q | What is the shelf life of Splash or Splash Plus?
A | Splash Pet Shampoos have been tested to be effective at 3 years, but the products are likely to be stable for much longer.