1. It Makes Your Dog Looks Better
Don't you just love it when you walk your dog and everyone stops and stares at you and then compliments on how marvelous your look? Come on now, you know i was talking about your dog right? A well groomed dog stands out in the crowd and has a certain spark about him or her that says, "hey, i am attractive again."
2. Makes Your Dog Look Slimmer
Dogs have coats and many coats are thicker and much heavier than others. There are dogs with short hair, dogs with long hair, dogs with finer hair and dogs with a slight thicker hair. When you groom a dog with lots of thick hair and get rid of a certain percentage of hir on that dog, the dog will look slimmer as the un-groomed hair may make it seem like your dog is overweight.
3. Healthy coat and skin
So what's hiding underneath those thick hair of your dog? Is it smurfville? Who knows, as the dog hasn't been groomed in ages. That my friend is a really bad idea. Part of grooming your dog is bath time, bath time involves shampooing and the untangling of any clustered patches of hair on your dog. To keep your dog healthy, ensure he/she has a healthy skin and coat. Grooming allows you to identify abnormalities on your dogs skin. Once you bath and brush, you will examine the skin to notice anything out of the norm. Things such as lumps, lesions, bruises, ticks bites, etc.
4. Allergy Control
Who knows what nature has blown inside your dog's coat, or what dimension of dirt and bushes your dog has just fun his way through. Not only can this cause an allergic reaction to the dog, put excessive dog dander may cause an allergic reaction to the dog's owner or any other family member. By brushing away, dirt, insects and excessive dead hair from your pooch. It can mitigate chances of developing allergy or any other skin problems.
5. Control Dental Hygiene
What? You thought grooming was only shampoo, scissors, clippers, brush and comb? No when we groom a dog, we have to go the whole nine yards. This means practicing good dental hygiene in the animal also. If you notice your dog breath being stinky, it is time to do some dental grooming. Dogs like humans, can and do suffer from oral diseases. These disease could be tongue, gum or teeth related. Giving your dog a good oral hygiene will require proper diet for your dog, chew toys to help strengthen and clean teeth and doggy toothpaste and tooth brush, yep, you may have to scrub your mutts chewers.
6. Increase Your Dog's Blood Flow
When you groom your dog, in particular brush or comb the dogs hair. You are stimulating the hair follicles in the dogs skin. This stimulation (brushing) allows hair roots to become more receptive to blood flow. This increase in blood flow is what hair needs to maintain rich, thick and healthy. Overall, it makes the animal healthier.
7. It is a Stress Reliever For Your Dog
Dogs do get stressed out too. This stress can be caused by environment, bead health or ill treatment for the animal. Or you pooch may just be under the weather. Grooming the right way is a form of relaxer for the animal, especially when it comes down to the brushing, clipping and combing. Many dogs see this part as a form of petting and massaging. All dog owner know that dogs loved to be rubbed and brushed. Some dogs may even fall asleep while this is happening.
8. Prevents Your Dog From Cutting Itself and Damaging Furniture
Nail trimming is one of the more daunting task which dog owners all face. It can turn out very bad for you and your dog is nail clipping isn't done right. Dogs hate when their nails are cut. Especially if you allow your dog to roam the back yard. They love to dig holes and bury credit cards. They need their nails to do this and many other things.
Pet owners should always take the time out to ensure that their dogs look and feel at their best. By grooming the animal, you are able to chive both of this. But not only are you comforting your pet, grooming also helps to create an even tighter bond with your pet. We all know that we live in a busy world with busy schedules, but some time must be taken to ensure your dog is at its best. Take your time and check all body parts of your dog during grooming such as skin, teeth, paws, eyes etc.