The following are the pros and cons of the four most popular ways to dry a dog after a bath: Air Drying. If you have a dog with a short coat, you could always let it take care of its wet coat the old-fashioned way — a hard shake and a romp around the house. . Towels. . Hairdryer. . Quick-Drying Spray.
Can I let my dog air dry inside?
Usually air drying is not recommended because it can cause fungus growth in between the paw pads or under the armpit, and can also cause more serious problems like an ear infection. If a dog with long hair or an undercoat is left to air dry, it may cause matting of the fur and other skin problems like hot spots.
Can you use a human hair dryer on a dog?
You can always use a 'human' hair dryer on your dog. However, be aware that the process will take longer and you run a higher risk of exposing your dog to heat and causing burns. Just be very careful if you decide to go that route and keep the nozzle of the dryer at least a few inches from the dog's skin.