Although it’s often overlooked, grooming is an important part of your dog’s health and wellness program.
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Many people overlook the importance of grooming their dog to their overall health and well-being. Grooming is an essential part of caring for your dog, and should be done on a regular basis for the best results.
A dog’s sense of smell is known to be acute, but don’t discount his sense of hearing! A dog’s hearing is crucial, and if he develops infections or can’t hear properly, you not only deprive him of all the delicious sounds in your house and neighborhood but you prevent him communicating properly with other dogs too.
There are several dog breeds that have an inherent issue with tear staining. The most obvious ones are the white or light color dogs such as the Bichon breeds. Although they by no means are the only ones, the bichon breeds, being long-haired, non shedding breeds, tend to need daily eye-care to avoid tear staining.
There are a few tricks of the trade that all professional groomers use to give your dog that great look when they leave the shop. These simple little steps help your dog feel more comfortable and look better until the next trip to the groomer.
Taking care of your westie is as important as taking care of yourself, we are giving you a quick heads up in westie grooming and the basics. As human beings we all know the social value of a groomed look.
Grooming your dog should be a regular routine. It’s great practice for you and it also helps the dog get used to being brushed, stroked and handled. Remember grooming for a dog starts as soon as it is born by the mother, the only difference is you do not have to use your tounge (no fur balls).
Dog grooming is not simply an aesthetic bonus for our canine friends. Maintaining a regular grooming schedule will help to keep your dog both happy and healthy. Routine dog grooming will ensure that your dog is free of parasites, has healthy skin and a shiny coat, and has good dental health.
Dogs, unlike cats, don’t sit and groom themselves by the hour. Actually, most dogs couldn’t care less about their appearance and couldn’t be happier than when they’re rolling around the ground on something stinky they’ve found.
Many people do not realize the importance of caring for their dog’s teeth. As dogs age, the need for dental care increases. The best way to ensure proper dental health for your dog is to start while they are very young.