Do it Yourself Dog Grooming
If you have a pet dog in your house? We treat them as part of the household; we are obliged to give proper care and attention for them to make them look good and healthy, just like what we are doing to other family members.
There are different pet parlors where you can bring your pet dogs to have them groomed properly. Pet parlor owners also give some basic home pet grooming tips and advices for pet owners to follow so that they can personally attend to their pets’ grooming needs.
Grooming Your Dog To Have Your Dog the Best Look
Pet dogs are one of the most adventurous pet animals. They tend to explore— different parts of the house, backyard, and even in the streets. Because of this, they acquire different smell (a stinky one, for instance), their furs are stained, and different parasites sticks to their body and make them itchy.
Proper hygiene practices that are similar to human beings are one of the basics in dog grooming. It is important that you give your dog the best bath.
Below are the 7 steps tips to help you groom your your dog successfully.
Step #1. Prepare The Bathtub For Grooming Your Dog.
Prepare the bathtub and the bath supplies that you will use in bathing your pet dog. Make the bathroom comfortably warm so that you can encourage your dog to have it bathe. Gather all the pet bath supplies such as dog shampoo, bucket, towel, and hair dryer that will be used before bringing them into the bathroom.
Step #2. Get Your Dog Grooming Supplies Ready.
After you have gathered these bath supplies, bring your dog to the bathroom. Pet them and make them comfortable while you are waiting for the water to reach a soothing temperature ideal for them.
Step #3 Use a Bucket or Hose To Help You In Dog Grooming.
Bathe them in the tub by using a bucket to splash water on their body. You can also use a hose with a sprayer on the end.
Step #4 Use The Proper Dog Grooming Shampoo.
Use medicated dog shampoos against fleas and ticks. You can also have shampoos of sweet scent and good for your dog’s sensitive skin.
(Note: Never use dish soaps or your own shampoo because it will plague your dog with painful skin irritations. If you are not sure of what dog shampoos and soaps are fit for them, consult your veterinarian first.)
Step #5. Apply The Dog Grooming Shampoo Carefully and Rinse.
Once you have splashed their body with water, apply now their shampoo. Be sure that you will not let the shampoo reach their eyes. Massage their body carefully. Rinse it with water once again.
Step #6. Correctly Dry Your Dog With a Dog Grooming Towel.
Dry them using a towel first. Wipe their paws gently. Give extra attention to their ears, for any moisture cam lead to wax and bacteria build up that can lead to ear infections.
Step #7. Use a Hair Dryer and Brush For The Final Dog Grooming Touch.
Then use a hair dryer. Set the dryer to its medium setting and place it at least six inches from your dog’s fur so that it will not burn. Continue drying until their furs are dry, but not completely. Then brush through their hair as you dry it to give it style.
So there you have the do it yourself dog grooming in 7 easy steps. These basic dog grooming tips can help you make them the most-groomed pet dog you ever had.