WHY GROOM YOUR DOG
Professional dog grooming offers a range of benefits for both your dog's physical well-being and their overall quality of life. Here are some key advantages of regular professional dog grooming:
Healthy Coat and Skin
Regular grooming helps maintain a healthy coat by removing dirt, debris and dead hair that can lead to matting and skin issues. Groomers often use specialised shampoos and conditioners that promote skin health and keep the coat clean and shiny.
Early Detection of Issues
Professional groomers are trained to identify potential health issues such as skin infections, parasites, lumps or growths. Regular grooming appointments can help catch these issues early, allowing for prompt veterinary care.
Many dogs shed, sometimes excessively. Professional grooming includes thorough brushing and de-shedding treatments, which can significantly reduce the amount of loose hair in your home.
Matting occurs when the fur becomes tangled and knotted. This can be painful for your dog and can lead to skin irritation. Groomers have the tools and expertise to prevent and manage matting effectively.
Nail and Paw Care
Regular nail trims are essential to prevent overgrowth, which can lead to discomfort and even affect your dog's gait. Groomers can safely trim nails and provide paw pad care, ensuring your dog's comfort.
Ear and Eye Cleaning
Groomers can clean your dog's ears and eyes, reducing the risk of infections and keeping these sensitive areas clean and healthy.
Stress Relief and Bonding
Many dogs enjoy the attention and pampering they receive during grooming sessions. Regular grooming can be a positive and relaxing experience for your dog, fostering a stronger bond between you and your furry friend, and as a home boarder this bond is further enhanced with the grooming process.
Depending on your dog's breed and your preferences, professional groomers can provide specific styling, cuts and trims that enhance your dog's appearance while keeping their comfort in mind.
Grooming includes bathing and using dog-safe shampoos, which can help reduce odours and leave your dog smelling fresh and clean.
Regular grooming exposes your dog to new experiences and people, which can contribute to better socialization skills and reduce anxiety in various situations.
Preserve Coat Health
For certain breeds with thick or double coats, grooming helps maintain the integrity of the coat. Regular brushing and maintenance prevent mats and tangles from forming deep within the fur.
We offer our grooming service independently and also as an add-on service to our home boarding clients (who love to collect their much missed pet squeaky clean and smelling lovely!).