Choose the right brush for your pet based on breed and coat consistently. Choosing the wrong brush can be harmful to your dog causing irritation, brush burn or infection.
A muddy, stinky dog is a sign of a good day at the dog park. He sprinted, he fetched, he wrestled. Find a quality dog shampoo that has plant-based ingredients, not harsh chemicals.
The constant stench can lead to the need for frequent bathing. However, frequent bathing can lead to dry skin. Instead, pick up some grooming wipes for a quick and dry way to leave your pup smelling fresh and clean.
In fact, they make their own path leaping and bounding through tall grass, flushing out birds, vermin and other less desirable guests like fleas and ticks. Keep your pet safe from these blood-suckers by applying a monthly flea and tick preventive.
Find a clipper with a powerful motor, especially if your dog has thick fur. As the primary groomer, find a clipper that is sized correctly for your hand to ensure comfort and precision when it comes time to clip.
Cutting your dog's nails is both an art and a science. Some dogs are more accepting than others, but any dog can be trained to tolerate this monthly task with a little persuasion (hint, treats). Cutting the nails often and accurately will cause the quick to shrink, receding back into the nail.
Dogs specialize in finding all things disgusting, licking them and then quickly licking their human’s face. To combat tooth decay, halitosis and dreaded doggy breath, make sure you have a specially formulated doggie toothpaste and toothbrush.