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Understanding Grooming Products For Dogs


If you have a dog that requires a lot of grooming then it is useful to know what equipment is available. With all the different types of brushes, combs and scissors available it can get a little confusing, especially if you are new to grooming. It is very important that you groom your dog regularly to prevent knots and mats. If you leave their coat and it gets in bad condition then it can be painful for the dog to brush through, and you will end up spending a lot of money at the groomers. It’s definitely worth investing in some basic grooming equipment so that you can keep your dog’s coat in top condition. Here are some grooming products for dogs and what they are used for:



Slicker brush

A slicker brush is for brushing through your dog’s coat and it can be used on a daily basis. There are a few different types of slick brush including soft and hard, it depends what type of coat your dog has as to which one is best. If your dog has a thick double coat then it’s probably best to opt for the hard slicker brush.


Comb

Once you have brushed through your dog with a slicker brush then use a comb to get some of the remaining tangles out. Check the tail, back legs, ears and chest area for any knots. If your dog is very knotty then do not attempt to comb all the knots out as this will cause them pain. Take them to the groomers to get their coat clipped off. A comb is also useful to use with scissors if you are trimming your dog’s hair.


Furminator

Having problems with your dog’s hair shedding everywhere? A is a tool that helps you to brush through the undercoat and get rid of some the loose hair. It’s main benefit is that is reduces shedding and removes excess hair.


Nail Clippers

You should make sure your dog’s nails are clipped regularly using nail clippers. If you do not feel comfortable doing this then take your dog to a vet or groomer to get it done. Your dog’s nails can be dangerous and cause them injury if they get too long. Invest in some nail clippers and get into the habit of clipping your dog's nails regularly.


Hair Thinning Scissors

Thinning scissors are a safer option over normal scissors as they are not as sharp and contain teeth to gently remove hair. You can use these scissors to trim your dogs coat in areas where it is a bit thick and for basic styling. They are mainly used for thinning hair and not full styling.


Undercoat Rake

If your dog has a really thick coat then try using an undercoat rake to get to their hair underneath. Undercoat rakes are really good at getting deep into the coat where other brushes can’t reach. They also help to get knots out and remove excess hair.


Easidri Dog Towel

When drying your dog off you will probably go through a few towels. Easidri dog towels are much more effective than normal towels as they highly absorbent. They will dry your dog much quicker than a normal towel and reduce grooming time.

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