Everyone loves snuggling with their dogs, especially when they know that they have groomed their dogs on their own. At times people pay someone to groom their dogs, but what will you do when you're on a budget? You have to make sure that you learn how to do-it-yourself. You can groom your dog in different styles that makes them nice and clean. When you are living in our apartments in Lake Oswego, you have to make sure that you learn some of the DIY tips for grooming your dog.
Brush and Bathe Your Dog Regularly
Most people forget that dogs require to be bathed and brushed regularly. Others have never done it because they do not know that it is important. When you are living at Kruseway Commons, this is one of the DIY tips for grooming a dog that you have to learn. Brushing your dog is one of the ways that can help you maintain the hygiene of your dog. However, you have to ensure that you bathe your dog first using a very high-quality shampoo to remove all the dirt in your dog’s fur.
Cut Your Dog’s Fur
After bathing and brushing your dog, you have to make sure that you cut the hair of your dog. To avoid cutting your dog, make sure that you are trimming it when dry and clean. You must also ensure that you use very sharp scissors if not shears to trim your dog’s hair on the face, tail, and feet.
Safely Shave Your Dog
Apart from trimming your dog’s hair, you have to also ensure that you shave your dog. This also requires you to have your dog cleaned and dried first. Begin shaving your dog from the neck, down the body. You have to make sure that you are more careful when you are shaving around the thighs, hips, and the joint above the hind leg’s hock.
Trim Your Dog’s Nails
As a pet parent, you have to make sure that you learn how to trim your dog’s nails on your own. Have the right tools required in trimming the nails and then be confident in what you are doing.
In conclusion, you may think that grooming your dog when you are at Kruseway Commons is very difficult but it is not. All you need to do is have the right equipment and believe in what you are doing. If you'd like to learn more about our pet-friendly apartments, please contact us today.