Does your dog like to jump in mud puddles and play in dirt? Learn how to give your dog a bath at home so you can save the cost of frequent trips to the dog groomer. In this case we are going to use a bath tub, but you can also bathe your dog in outdoor showers, indoor showers, or just use a hose. Now that we have the place to bathe the dog, we have to decide what type of shampoo to use. Remember, dogs have different types of fur, so you will want to select the appropriate shampoo for the type of fur your dog has.