All dogs need regular grooming regardless if they're the shortest of short hair breeds, have a wirehair coat, or sport long, sleek layers. Come visit us at Animal Connection in Charlottesville, VA for all of your pooch grooming needs. You'll find shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our shelves that are created to keep your dog's coat and skin looking shiny, clean, and healthy. Unsure which product is right for your dog? Give us a ring and our professional crew can walk you through the numerous choices that are offered, which ones are the best for your pup's kind or hair coat and the outcomes they produce. If you're short on time, give us a call, email, or shop the site and we'll have everything ready for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Finding the Proper Shampoo for Your Pooch
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 specific 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 full bath.
Take into consideration the reality your dog is very likely to roll in the garbage, get into a tangle with a skunk, pick up fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy spots, and it quickly becomes obvious why you really need coat products that are developed to tackle these problems. Human-grade shampoo won't consist of the correct ingredients to de-scent, repair dryness, or deal with unwanted hitchhikers. We at Animal Connection sell a complete range of dog grooming products that meet your needs to keep your dog smelling nice and looking good.
Use the Perfect Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in an array of textures with hair follicles differing from pin straight to tight curls. Several dogs grow dense undercoats while others have nearly no undercoat whatsoever. All coats require using the right type of brush to minimize pulling out healthy hair and prevent skin harm. Your dog may take pleasure in a good scratching with the brush, or they may be thin-skinned and call for the lightest of touches. If you're not exactly sure of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our experts at Animal Connection in Charlottesville Stop in or give us a call at (434) 825-5472 number] to discuss the kind of coat and particular issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the most ideal for your dog.