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"Because you Love Them"
"Because you Love Them"
With our increasingly busy lives, sometimes a mundane activity like dog grooming can seem like a chore. You may even assume that grooming your fur baby isn’t that important—after all, his coat looks to be in okay shape, so why bother?
But grooming is so much more than a quick swipe with a brush; grooming is about looking after your dog’s skin, eyes, ears, nails, teeth, and yes, coat. Grooming is an essential part of caring for your dog.
Why Grooming your dog is important!!
First of all, grooming makes your dog look nice. While this may seem like a superficial reason, in actuality it can have a psychological effect on the people with whom he comes in contact. People may be afraid or suspicious of an unkempt dog. But a dog who looks well cared for will invite more people to interact with him, thereby giving him more opportunities to socialize.
Grooming will help with the general sanitation of your house. The more you brush and comb your dog, the less hair and dander will shed inside your home (and on your curtains, couches, and rugs!). Plus, if someone in your family is prone to allergies, regularly brushing and bathing your dog can help tame some of the dander that causes flare-ups.
Grooming is a chance to give your dog’s body a good once-over.
When you are brushing him, this is the time you are most likely to find any suspicious bumps or lumps that might be hidden by his coat. You’ll also find any mats that may be causing him pain.
The last, and probably most fun reason to keep on top of your grooming duties, is that it’s a great way to bond with your dog. Too often we take our companions for granted, and grooming gives us the chance to slow down and pay some quality attention to our dogs. If you look at each task as a chance to give your dog some love and attention, then suddenly brushing, clipping, or bathing doesn’t seem like such a chore!
Why seeing a professional groomer is important.
Pet grooming is very important, but where you take the pet to be groomed is just as important.
Unless you are a professional. grooming at home will not be as beneficial for the animal’s health.
There are countless positives that come with taking the animals for professional dog grooming or professional cat grooming. Here are some benefits to doing this regularly.
Taking the Pet to a Professional Guarantees Healthy Grooming
The good thing about taking the dog or cat to a professional groomer is that you know for sure that groomer is educated in that area and knows exactly what he or she is doing.
It can be unsafe and dangerous to attempt to groom the animals at home if the experience is not there.
The best solution is to find a trustworthy groomer who loves animals and is certified to care for and groom your pet.
It Makes for Easy Nail Trimming and Easy Hair Cuts
Taking the animals to a professional groomer makes things like nail trimming and hair cuts simple for everyone.
Nail trimming should be done at least once a month on the cat or dog. It can be hard to do this without a second person, or without experience.
Professional groomers Can Notice Warning Signs the Owner Cannot
Taking the animals to a groomer on a regular basis is not only great for their overall health, it is basically like a regular checkup as well.
A good groomer will be on the lookout for anything out of the ordinary. Whether it is a rash, a scab, signs of gum bleeding or something else.
This gives the owner a heads up to catch small problems early before they become serious problems.
These are just a few of the great things that come along with professional animal grooming.
Pet groomers are trained to take care of your animals and make sure they are as healthy as they can possibly be.
What can I do to keep up with my pets groom at home???
Some pets never learn. Despite your best efforts, they’ll wallow in every mud puddle, roll on road kill and dart after skunks time and time again.
If you can’t afford a regular grooming appointment, you’ll need to master the dog bath (or the cat bath, as the case may be). And since pets can’t use emery boards, it pays to brush up on your pet nail clipping skills, too.
Here are some tips to help with at-home grooming.
Stay calm and bring on the treats.
The goal is to make grooming a positive, stress-free experience for both you and your pet. Start with short sessions and reward your pet for staying calm with praise or high-value treats. To help your dog or cat feel relaxed, try to restrain them as little as possible. You may have to stop and try again the next day if your pet shows signs of discomfort or stress.
Brush your pet regularly. Just a few minutes of brushing helps remove dirt, excess hair, tangles and mats while distributing oils that help keep the skin and coat healthy. Some pets may need more brushing than others, especially those with long hair and double-coated pets that “blow coat,” or shed their undercoats seasonally. Regular brushing means there’s less hair to vacuum, fewer lint rollers needed for your wardrobe and less chance of stepping on a soggy hairball in your bare feet.
Stay on top of hair mats. Matted hair can pull at the skin, causing pain and irritation. Mats can occur more often in older, arthritic pets who can no longer stretch to groom hard-to-reach places. Matted hair also provides less insulation, making it harder for pets to stay warm in the colder months.
When removing mats, avoid using scissors because it can be easy to accidentally cut your pet’s skin.
If the mats are small, hold the hair between the skin and mat to prevent pulling at the skin.
With a metal comb, start on the outside of the mat and gently pick it apart, working your way to the center. For larger mats, leave it to your groomer or veterinarian (if your pet needs sedation).
Schedule regular baths.
Some pets need baths more often than others. Cats, for the most part, are usually pretty good at preening themselves. But other pets, especially those with skin problems, may benefit from regular baths.
Choose a shampoo made for pets. Human shampoo has a different pH than dog and cat skin requires, but pet shampoos are designed to be a perfect match.
If your pet has a greasy coat, is extremely itchy or has other skin conditions, it’s nothing a nice soothing bathe won’t fix!
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