Is grooming your dog at home healthy?

Is grooming your dog at home healthyWell-groomed pets are not only looks good but also make them feel good and comfortable. Grooming pets at home help you to promote your bondage with your pets. Other benefits of grooming include stimulation of their skin, help them to release oil which helps to glow their coat, and it provides you with an opportunity to inspect your pet for ticks and pests.

When bathing your dog, use a shampoo recommended for the dogs if possible for the breed. Human shampoo has a different PH balance that may not be suitable for dogs. Your bath tub is good for bathing and should have a non-slip mat and use lukewarm water. Keep the nose up and let water run down on your dog’s body. Rinse thoroughly and dry with a towel or a hairdryer. Make sure to clean ears after bathing.

Before brushing work on any knots and tangles. Start with the neck and work your way down. Sometimes bit of trimming may also help to keep the coat nice and neat. A flea comb should be used to remove any fleas or eggs.

Long nails are too painful for your dogs. Often many pet owners are not comfortable with trimming nails. If you prefer to do it yourself always use clippers designed for dogs.