The Importance of Grooming Your Pet

Why is pet grooming so important?

Grooming provides you a chance to go over your pet’s coat with a fine-tooth comb—or brush – to help you keep track of subtle changes in your pet’s skin. If you have a pet at home, it is important for you to understand the importance of pet grooming. Grooming your pet regularly not only ensures that your pet get the best possible care and health. It will also ensure that you or your own family members do not suffer from any forms of allergies from the dander or scurf from the coat of your favourite cat or dog or even feathers from your bird. By grooming your pet regularly, it can helps to reduces allergies from your pet as well as keeping it clean and dander free. This is especially important if it is always kept indoors.

Brush Gently and Regularly

Brushing your pet’s hair and cleaning his teeth regularly will help him look his best, but it’s also important for his health.

Spending a few minutes taking care of your pet’s hair is good for your relationship and will help remove dirt and dead hair from his coat, preventing mats and tangles. Your dog groomer can tell you how often you need to brush, based on the length and thickness of your pet’s coat, as well as your pet’s species and breed.

Consider a Bath

Depending on your pet’s species and the type of hair he has, regular baths may be a good idea. While letting your pet soak in the tub can help keep his skin healthy and remove excess oils and odor-causing dirt, it may be overly stressful for some pets, so talk to your vet before you try.

 

Besides brushing and bathing, grooming also helps to remove dead hair from your pet which ensures only healthy hairs are left behind. It will also improve air circulation to achieve a more beautiful and healthier coat and at the same time keep away lice from inflicting your pet. Your pet will achieve optimal overall health as result of having stimulated blood flow and lymphatic system.

Most importantly, whenever your pet has a health problem, your groomer will be the one most likely to find out first. He/ She can easily spot health problems such as hair loss, skin diseases and other problems not visible to the naked eye. Hygiene problems such as fleas, mites, ticks and even worms which can become deadly if left untreated.

 

Furball The Groomer offers mobile pet grooming in Ang Mo Kio, Braddell, Novena, Marsiling, CCK, Bishan, Buangkok, Boon keng, Bedok, Jurong, Lentor, Hougang, Farrer Park, East Coast, Sin Ming, Kovan, Little India, Aljunied, Upper Thomson, Potong Pasir, Thomson, Bukit Batok, Yio Chu Kang, Punggol, Balestier, Bukit Timah, Serangoon, Pasir Ris, Seng Kang, Tampines, Toa Payoh, Changi, Yishun, Mapherson, Woodlands, Holland Road, Sembawang, Admiralty

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