Yes, I think that it's a good idea to get her used to it, though I can see why you wouldn't be thrilled.
Have you tried bath treats? That might help.
Yikes. Please be careful with a blow dryer near water...especially with a pup involved! (End of Nervous Nellie message.)
I'll bet that she looks great right now, is extra soft, and smells even better than usual!
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