All pooches require routine grooming no matter if they're the shortest of short hair breeds, have a wirehair coat, or sport long, sleek layers. Come visit us at Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile in Spokane, WA for all of your pooch grooming needs. You'll come across shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our displays that are formulated to keep your dog's fur and skin looking bright, clean, and healthy. Not exactly sure which solution is right for your pup? Give us a call and our professional personnel can guide you through the various selections that are available, which ones are the best for your dog's breed or hair coat and the benefits they produce. If you're short on time, call us, 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 Best Shampoo for Your Dog
You could be lured to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The issue is, human-grade shampoo isn't formulated for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have special hair and skin needs that call for shampoos and conditioners with specific formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or maybe dry coat cleansers for the times when you can't give your dog a complete bath.
Take into consideration the reality your pooch 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 rapidly becomes evident why you need coat products that are made to address these issues. Human-grade shampoo won't have the proper components to de-scent, repair dryness, or eliminate unwanted hitchhikers. We at Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile sell a full range of dog grooming supplies that satisfy your needs to keep your dog smelling nice and looking excellent.
Use the Appropriate Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in a variety of textures with hair follicles ranging from pin straight to tight curls. Many dogs grow compact undercoats while others have virtually no undercoat whatsoever. All coats require using the best type of brush to decrease 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 require the lightest of touches. If you're uncertain of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our professionals at Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile in Spokane Stop in or give us a call at (509) 443-9663 number] to discuss the type of coat and certain issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the most effective for your dog.