The Art Of Self-Service Dog Grooming
If you have a dog, then you are already familiar with the art of dog grooming. If you are just considering a new pet, there is plenty to think about and this includes their appearance. Some dogs are easier to care for than others, including ones with shorter hair. A dog with long hair requires daily brushing and sheds constantly, which can make for a long day of vacuuming. Dogs with short hair, on the other hand, can be brushed several times each week and their fur will not fill up your vacuum as quickly.
A part of proper dog grooming is finding the right hair brush for your pet. Apply gentle strokes to allow your pet to get used to the idea of being brushed. Eventually, you and your dog will look forward to enjoyable brushing sessions. A regular bath is also a part of dog grooming, which can sometimes be the messiest. In the beginning, pets are often resistant to and even afraid of the idea of a bath. It’s best to start them out as puppies when teaching your dog about bath time. When they are able to run and play, they are able to have a bath, and if you are gentle and reassuring when introducing them to the bath process, they will probably even grow to enjoy it after time. If you have a friend or relative who is willing to help you, invite them over. While one holds the puppy, the other can wash him/her with warm water and a puppy formula shampoo.
If you are unable to handle this necessary part of dog grooming, there are businesses that can take care of it for you. A local professional grooming service will help you keep your dog clean and in healthy condition. Your pet can receive a thorough brushing, a cleansing bath, and have his/her nails trimmed in just a few quick hours at a professional pet groomer. This process isn’t necessarily a lengthy one, but it’s best to make an appointment before showing up for dog grooming.
The proper dog grooming techniques will make your pet to feel better overall and will make you happy to see that your pet well-kept and in good health. Even though they love to dig in our yard or investigate every hole that they find, dogs love to feel good and a part of that means being clean and well groomed. Dog grooming is also a reflection of how much you care for your pet, so let the world know how much you love them.
Totally Mutts Dog Grooming Salon
13714 NE 28th Street, Suite 17
Vancouver, WA 98682
p. (360) 831-6009