All pooches require regular grooming regardless if they're the shortest of short hair pedigrees, have a wirehair coat, or sport long, luxurious layers. Come visit us at Paws & Fins Pet Shop in Bainbridge Island, WA for all of your dog grooming needs. You'll discover shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our racks that are developed to keep your dog's coat and skin looking bright, clean, and healthy. Uncertain which product is right for your pup? Give us a ring and our professional team can guide you through the numerous choices that are offered, which ones are the best for your pup's breed or hair coat and the outcomes they produce. If you're short on time, give us a ring, email, or shop the website and we'll have everything available for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Choosing the Proper Shampoo for Your Dog
You may be tempted to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The issue is, human-grade shampoo isn't developed for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have distinct hair and skin needs that require shampoos and conditioners with distinct formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or even dry coat cleaners for the times when you can't give your dog a complete bath.
Take into consideration the reality your dog is highly likely to roll in the garbage, get into a tangle with a skunk, get fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy spots, and it quickly becomes evident why you really need coat products that are designed to handle these issues. Human-grade shampoo won't consist of the appropriate components to de-scent, heal dryness, or get rid of unwanted hitchhikers. We at Paws & Fins Pet Shop stock a complete variety of dog grooming products that meet your needs to keep your dog smelling great and looking excellent.
Use the Right Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in a range of textures with hair follicles varying from pin straight to tight curls. Some dogs grow thick undercoats while others have nearly no undercoat whatsoever. All coats need using the best kind of brush to reduce pulling out healthy hair and prevent skin damage. Your dog may enjoy a good scratching with the brush, or they may be thin-skinned and need the lightest of touches. If you're unsure of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our experts at Paws & Fins Pet Shop in Bainbridge Island Drop in or give us a call at (206) 780-1141 number] to discuss the kind of coat and certain issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the best for your dog.