Dog Grooming For Dummies book cover

Dog Grooming For Dummies

Author:
Margaret H. Bonham
Published: April 10, 2006

Overview

Handle grooming yourself to save money and bond with your dog

Brush, bathe, and clip your dog like a pro!

Whether your dog is destined for a career in the show ring or a spot on the living room couch, good grooming is important. This friendly guide shows you how to develop a grooming routine that will keep your dog clean - and strengthen the bond between you. It includes detailed, step-by-step grooming instructions for all types of coats.

Discover how to

  • Train your dog for grooming
  • Care for nails, teeth, and ears
  • Use clippers and scissors
  • Groom specific types of coats
  • Prepare a dog for the show ring
Handle grooming yourself to save money and bond with your dog

Brush, bathe, and clip your dog like a pro!

Whether your dog is destined for a career in the show ring or a spot on the living room couch, good grooming is important. This friendly guide shows you how to develop a grooming routine that will keep your dog clean - and

strengthen the bond between you. It includes detailed, step-by-step grooming instructions for all types of coats.

Discover how to

  • Train your dog for grooming
  • Care for nails, teeth, and ears
  • Use clippers and scissors
  • Groom specific types of coats
  • Prepare a dog for the show ring
Dog Grooming For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Dog grooming is an important part of keeping your pet happy and healthy, so groom your dog regularly. Do the job right by having basic equipment; follow a routine to ensure that you cover all the steps each time. Grooming is more than just a bath and brushing — it includes cleaning teeth and ears and clipping nails. You should also know how to deal with some nasty issues such as matted hair and skunk spray.