Best Shiny Coat Tips For Your Dog
I am sure this has happened to you when your have been out. You see a dog with an magnificent coat, you cannot believe how beautiful the hair is on that dog. You look at your beloved best friend and think hum, how can I get that beautiful hair for my dog.
A well-balanced nutritious diet is one of the best ways for your dog to get a great looking coat.
Check the quality of food your dog is eating. Does it have Omega 3 fatty acids? Omega 3 is very good for your dog’s skin and coat.
Health is another main reason for dog’s hair not to look good. Always make sure your dog does not have parasites, like fleas, ticks or internal ones like worms. These can all be harmful to your dog. Your Vet can check for worms.
Fleas and ticks cause extreme scratching and itching that will tear hair out and irritate the skin. You should treat any of these problems immediately for your dog’s health.
Grooming and more grooming.
A well-groomed dog will always have a better-looking coat. Use combs to detangle long hair and remove mats.
Brushes remove dander and dead surface hair. They also stimulate the skin and distribute the hairs natural oils for a healthy looking coat. It is recommended that you always comb and brush your dog before bathing.
You should brush and comb your dog at least twice a week.
Bathe your pet when it is needed. For some it is only periodically others require more frequent baths. A good rule of thumb, when you notice a doggy smell it is time for a bath.
Always use products developed for dogs. Products for people have chemicals that are much too harsh for a dog’s delicate skin. Dog shampoo differs in the pH; human products are made to get rid of the oil in our hair and skin. This would result in dry flaky coat for your pet.
If you learn anything in this article it is this, rinse your dog’s hair thoroughly. When you think you have rinsed enough, then rinse some more. There is nothing worse for your pet then having soap residue. It would defeat your whole purpose of trying to obtain that beautiful shiny hair and healthy coat for your dog.
There are also vitamins like vitamin E that you can apply to your dogs coat. It is very soothing to the skin and helps the hair look healthy. You can get many different kinds of dog wipes now in the pet store that can help with the grooming process.
Now that you have the shiny coat for your dog, you might want some tips that can help prevent it from accumulating in the house and on you. You know about regular brushing and bathing of your dog.
You should also keep lint brushes in your home and car to prevent hair getting all over everything. Vacuuming and moping the floors regularly are necessary to keep your pets hair from getting out of control.
There are hundreds of home remedies and recipes that you can use for a healthy dog inside and out. Learn what natural home remedies are available that can save you money and keep your dog healthy happy and safe.