August 21, 2020
There’s nothing quite like picking your dog up from the groomer, am I right? They’re so clean, well brushed, and have perfectly trimmed nails. But a trip to the groomer isn’t cheap or always convenient. In fact, lots of owners are wondering about DIY dog grooming.
And actually, grooming your dog yourself isn’t as hard as you think! Sure, it takes some time and effort, but it’s totally doable, even for beginners. Especially if you’ve got the right gear.
It’s especially helpful to do pet grooming at home if your dog:
Today we’re going to cover everything you need to know to get your DIY dog grooming on. From tips to gear to when and how, let’s get Fido looking shiny and clean!
This is a question that many dog owners wonder, and actually, there’s not one size fits all answer. It depends a lot on your dog’s breed, coat type, activity level, and lifestyle.
Dogs that regularly romp around in woods are going to need more frequent bathing than older dogs that go on street walks. Similarly, a dog with a long coat that needs regular trimming like a Poodle will need more regular grooming whereas a Labrador doesn’t need baths all that often and can get away with brushing a few times a week.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at some general guidelines on when to bathe and groom your dog:
Having the right gear for some DIY dog grooming will make the job so much easier. Here we’ve broken it down into categories to help you get the job done.
With the tips in this article and all the supplies you need, you can totally do this! Soon you will be grooming your dog at home which will save you time, money and reduce your dog’s stress of going to the groomer.
Sure, there will be times when having a professional deal with it is necessary (or just a nice treat!) but DIY dog grooming is attainable for most owners, even you!
For a handbook with even more information on dog care and grooming, along with other tips, tricks, and know-how, check out the Monster K9 Adult Dog E-Book! It’s a must-have for every dog owner.
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