If you own a dog, especially a toy dog or companion dog that is especially built for grooming, chances are you’ve already tried grooming your dog in a few different ways. Even if you have a large dog that simply loves to run and play, they will almost definitely get filthy at some point, be it by rolling in something foul or simply splashing through ocean water. If you are looking for either premium grooming supplies or shampoos to kill fleas and ticks, then this article will take a look at what you can use for virtually any type of grooming need.
Grooming supplies are generally split into several categories, depending on the type of grooming you are trying to accomplish. There are standard supplies, which include regular dog shampoos and brushes, specialized supplies, which include shampoos for dogs with sensitive skin and brushes for specific types of coats, as well as glamour supplies, which are grooming supplies that are designed to make your dog’s coat more beautiful and accessories to give it a unique look.
Standard grooming supplies can be used for most things, such as when your dog gets into mud or something worse and needs a simple bath. Most brushes can be used when your dog sheds in order to get rid of excess hair from the undercoat. Specialized supplies can be used for dogs with special needs, such as shampoos for dogs with skin disorders (Labradors are especially vulnerable to skin problems). These can also include brushes that are less likely to irritate the skin. Glamour supplies are special shampoos that will give your dog’s coat an extra layer of gloss, curl the hair more easily, and generally allow you to give your dog a unique, fun look.
There are lots of different grooming supplies to choose from, and there is virtually guaranteed to be something suited to your specific taste for your dog, and there are virtually endless options when it comes to choosing the right type of shampoo or brush. Most brushes and shampoos will tell you what specific type of dog breed or breed type they are to be used for, and matching your supplies to your dog’s type of coat and specific condition is a good way to ensure that you get the best results. Taking care of your dog’s coat should be a top priority for the owner of any dog.