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Common False Steps in Residence Pet Grooming

When dog owners attempt pet grooming at home, there are several common mistakes that are made. Pet grooming is a skill, but with the right equipment and patience it can become a household duty that will save both time and money. Trust is loss once pain is inflicted and your pet may not treat you the same afterward.

If you accidentally give your pet a burn while grooming, stop and apply first aid. Hug you pet and let it know that you are sorry and it was an accident. They might not understand the words, your pet will understand the tone and will react accordingly.

Another mistake in novice pet grooming is getting shampoo or other chemicals in your pet’s eye. This unintentional act will sting your pet’s eyes and lead to an unpleasant pet grooming experience. As your pet tracks the toy, look into their eyes for signs of irritation.

A possible fatal mistake in pet grooming is leaving your animal unrestrained or loose during grooming. Your dog and cat can put themselves in dangerous situations by trying to escape the pet grooming activity. You may even want to put a muzzle on your pet to protect both you and them.

Pet grooming is best left to a professional. The bonding time with the animal is another perk to grooming your pet yourself.

When dog owners attempt pet grooming at home, there are several common mistakes that are made. Another mistake in novice pet grooming is getting shampoo or other chemicals in your pet’s eye. A possible fatal mistake in pet grooming is leaving your animal loose or unrestrained during grooming. Your dog and cat can put themselves in dangerous situations by trying to escape the pet grooming activity. The bonding time with the animal is another perk to grooming your pet yourself.

This is how much Americans spend on their animals

Pet Industry Dog If you thought the love of your pet was priceless, the American Pet Products Association is here to prove you wrong.

The APPA found that in 2016 U.S. pet owners are expected to spend $62.75 billion on their furry (or scaly) friends. That estimate is up about 4% from the $60.28 billion spent last year. In fact, total U.S. pet industry expenditures have gone up every single year that the association has collected this data, which it began doing in 1994. That first year, the industry was worth $17 billion.

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