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BASIC DOG GROOMING TIPS FOR GROOMING YOU DOG AT HOME

So, you got a dog or a puppy and in need of some help on how to groom your dog. First thing to remember, is that you want your dog to enjoy – or at least not hate – the grooming process. Some people never bathe their dogs, and some people wash them every week. Ideally, you should aim for something in the middle. One thing to remember is to always use a shampoo made specifically for dogs, humans have a different pH than dogs, so human shampoo (even baby shampoo) is too harsh on their skin. Place something underneath their feet, dogs hate slippery feeling, so something like a bath mat or a towel would work well for them. Always use lukewarm water since hot water could burn your dog more easily. It should never be hotter than what you'd use for human baby. 



Once you get your dog soak and wet, start at their back end and work your way forward toward their head. Watch out for ears, place cotton balls in your dog’s ear canals to prevent water from getting in, which can lead to an ear inf…

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