Having a pet in the house is a great joy and a great responsibility. Aside from feeding, training, house breaking, vaccinating, and vet visits, your dog or cat needs to be bathed and groomed. If you start early in your pet’s life cycle, giving your dog or cat a bath, clipping its nails and grooming its fur will become easier as the pet gets older.
If you’re like most pet owners, you will want to take the do-it-yourself approach to bathing and grooming your dog or cat. This will require some time, patience and practice. However in the long run, bathing and grooming your pet can become a rewarding, bonding experience. Plus, it can help you save money by avoiding visits to expensive pet grooming salons.
Here are four pet grooming tools every pet parent must have:
Pet Nail Trimmer – whether you have a dog or cat, it is always a good idea to have a pet nail trimmer. Safe and easy to use, nail trimmers for pets are specifically designed to trim a dog’s or a cat’s nails. Pet nail trimmers typically come in two sizes: small/medium for dogs and cats, and jumbo for large dogs.
Grooming Clippers – made for short- or long-haired dogs and cats grooming clippers are great to help keep your pet looking sharp. Most clippers for dogs and cats come with detachable blades for easy cleaning and changing. Regular clipping helps keep shedding under control, untangle hair, prevent and control skin conditions.
De-Shedding Tool – easy-to-use and handy to have around a de-shedding tool quickly removes loose, dead undercoat hair. If used regularly a de-shedding tool can help reduce shedding by up to 80%. Plus, regular use will help keep your dog’s or cat’s coat looking healthy and shiny.
Shampoos and Conditioners help to clean and deodorize a pet’s skin and coat. QuikClean Waterless Shampoo is formulated to clean dogs and cats without having to use water. Ideal for when bathing is not an option. Bio Guard Shampoo for dogs and cats is a gentle water-based shampoo that won’t wash out spot-on flea and tick protection. It is gentle enough for puppies and kittens. Bio Guard Shampoo for dogs and cats conditions coats and leaves a fresh, clean scent.
To Sum it Up: if your pets needs grooming, and you want to go the do-it-yourself route, here are four pet grooming items you need to have your dog or cat looking like the most pampered pet on the block. Pet nail trimmers are for keeping your pooch’s or kitty’s nails perfectly manicured. Grooming clippers can have your dog or cat looking coifed all the time. De-shedding tools are great for eliminating unwanted dead hair. Shampoos and conditioners for dogs and cats will help keep their coat looking shiny and smelling clean.
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