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  • Writer's pictureJenalee Marshall

Common Mistakes for Grooming Your Own Dog

Here are some common mistakes that dog owners make when grooming their own dogs:

  • Not grooming enough. This is one of the most common mistakes, and it can lead to a number of problems, such as matted fur, skin irritation, and even infections. It's important to groom your dog on a regular basis, based on their breed and individual needs.

  • Using the wrong products. There are a lot of different grooming products on the market, and not all of them are created equal. It's important to use products that are specifically designed for dogs, and that are appropriate for your dog's coat type and skin sensitivity.

  • Not being gentle enough. Grooming can be a delicate process, especially if your dog is not used to it. It's important to be gentle and patient, and to avoid using harsh chemicals or tools.

  • Not trimming nails properly. Trimming nails is an important part of grooming, but it's also one of the most dangerous. If you're not careful, you can cut the quick, which is the blood vessel that runs through the nail. This can be very painful for your dog, and it can even lead to infection.

  • Not brushing teeth regularly. Brushing your dog's teeth is essential for preventing dental disease. However, many dog owners neglect this important part of grooming. It's important to brush your dog's teeth at least once a day, or more often if they are prone to dental problems.

If you're not comfortable grooming your own dog, or if you're not sure how to do it properly, it's always best to take them to a professional groomer like Paws on the Go Mobile Dog Grooming. We are a professional groomer with knowledge and experience to keep your dog looking and feeling their best. Contact us today to get scheduled. We book up fast. Text us at 801-707-5864


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