What To Look For When Grooming Your Dog
When you are grooming your dog, you'll want to accomplish several
things. You want to insure that the animal is clean as well as healthy. When
you begin grooming your dog on a regular basis, you will quickly recognize
things that may not be normal. Noticing these things before they become a
problem can help you make sure that your animal is treated before it becomes
There are several things that are commonly found when
grooming a pet. Be sure to take enough time grooming your dog to check for
Fleas and Ticks
One of the biggest challenges
with dogs is that they will somehow get fleas. These small creatures love the
pet's body because it is warm, the fur protects them and they feed off of the
animal too. With that said, you will want to make sure they are not on your
dog. Don't wait until bath time to look. You will want to check your dog for
these conditions each time that you brush him. Look for black or brown markings
on the animal. You may find black or brown specs in his fur as well. Make sure
to check the ears and near the legs as well. Should your pet have any signs of
fleas, ticks or mites make sure to get him to the vet as soon as possible.
These can quickly breed and spread throughout your home.
Many dogs get hurt each day, and you don't necessarily know
it unless you're looking for it. But, just like people, pet wounds need to be
treated as they can become infected. If your dog has anything like a scratch, a
cut or a sore, you will want to have him treated. These are commonly infectious
wounds. Check with your vet for the proper medications to put on the wound. In
many cases, the animal will just pull off any bandage that you put on them.
Medications that can make your pet sick if they lick them should not be used
Other things to look for when grooming your dog include sore
muscles, lumps and bumps that are not normal and eye, ear and teeth health.
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As part of your dog grooming process, you will want to check your
pet for fleas, ticks, and mites. These are small little things and can be
rather hard to see. Unless you get into the fur and really give a good brushing
to your dog, you may miss them.
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If your dog is an important part of your
life, you will want to provide the best of care for her so she can enjoy a long
and rewarding life. It is you, the dog's owner, who can make the difference
between your dog living a long, full life or one of physical disease and health