Karingal Vet Hospital

328 Cranbourne Road, Frankston, VIC, 3199

P: (03) 9789 3444

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DIY Hydrobath & Dog Wash

Bathing your dog can be a rewarding experience for both pet and owner. At Karingal, we have two DIY hydrobaths for the Frankston community to use with their dogs. Our DIY hydrobaths are open 24/7 in an enclosed, undercover area behind the hospital.

Why Choose Us?

At waist-height, our hydrobaths are low enough for dogs to climb into and high enough for owners to be comfortable during the dog wash. Frankston dog owners no longer need to sacrifice their backs for the cleanliness and wellbeing of their furry companions.

How Often Should I Wash My Dog?

It is important to wash your dog regularly. Washing your dog helps remove bacteria, dirt, fungi and allergens from its coat. Without a wash, these irritants can make your dog itch and can even lead to infections. Washing can also help soothe inflamed skin and remove damaged, itchy hair.

What Do I Need to Bring?

Our hydrobaths contain everything you need to bath your dog. You don’t even need to bring your own shampoo. Our shampoos, conditioners and flea treatments will leave your dog smelling and feeling great without irritating its skin. To wash their pets at our DIY dog wash, Frankston owners need only bring themselves, their dog a towel and either cash or bank card.

When Can I Bath My Dog?

Our DIY hydrobaths are available 24/7, with no appointment necessary. During office hours, we are able to provide change for the DIY machines, but at night, owners will have to either bring the right amount of cash or their bank/credit card. The hydrobaths accept card payments (EFTPOS, Mastercard and Visa) as well as $1 and $2 coins, and $5 and $10 notes. The cost of a hydrobath is $10 giving you plenty of time to shampoo, rinse, condition and treat even a larger dog’s coat. If you need more time to wash or dry those fluffy coats then you can extend the time within the last two minutes of their bath.

What If I Don’t Know How to Use a Hyrdrobath?

The baths are simple to use, with a dial to select each part of the dog wash: shampoo, rinse, condition, flea treatment, blow dry and a post-wash disinfectant to keep the bath clean for the next users of the hydrobath.  Alternatively, watch the video below for more information on our DIY hydrobaths, including a step-by-step guide to your first dog wash.

328 Cranbourne Road, Frankston, VIC, 3199

P: (03) 9789 3444

The Karingal Veterinary Hospital is open 6 days a week.

Our hours are

- 8am-6pm Monday-Friday,
- 9am-5pm Saturday,
- Closed on Sundays,

* We are closed on public holidays.