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Taking care of your pet dog is not just about health and taking him or her to the vet regularily, it is also about grooming. Keeping your dog well groomed is important to helping you keep your canine healthy. some might think the two do not go together but they most certainly do. Most dog owners first spot possible health issues while brushing their dogs fur or hair, they feel a bump or something abnormal and investigate further. this is how most ticks are first detected. The same is true for bathing and clipping your pet dogs nails, these are times when you are looking closely at your animals paws and skin etc and see anything abnormal. Another benefit of routine dog grooming is that it builds a bond between you and your canine which is good for the owners health but also for the dogs health. One key tip to keep in mind before you dive into grooming your dog or puppy is to get the right dog grooming supplies before you start. Using the wrong dog grooming tool or one of poor quality will just end up frustrating you as it won’t work properly or even worse might end up hurting the dog.
If your are a new dog owner or perhaps your puppy is afraid of having his nails cut etc, then consider taking your dog to a professional dog groomer. Most dog grooming professionals are willing to show new dog owners the proper technique to safely groom their dog. Your vet is a good person to ask about dog grooming as they will know who in your area is good and they might even be able to give you enough guidance on the particular grooming problem you are having to where you can tackle it on your own.