In our Creating Connection series we explore simple ways you can strengthen your bond with your pet.
With the average Australian spending around four hours a week on personal grooming, it’s important pet owners set aside some time to groom their furry friends too.
Taking care of your dog’s grooming requirements is a great way of strengthening your bond and connecting with your pet.
Bath time, coat brushing, nail trimming and dental care are all essential for your dog’s general health and hygeiene – they also provide a great opportunity to check on your dog’s health and make sure they’re feeling their best.
Regular grooming allows you to check for skin conditions and for fleas, ticks, grass seeds, lumps or any new aches or pains that may have emerged.
These small moments of care are may occasionally seem like a chore, but when they are done with love and patience, they show your dog that you care.
Grooming tips and tricks:
Develop a routine – if your dog learns what to expect during a grooming session they will be more relaxed, which will in turn make it easier for you, which will make it an overall more enjoy experience for everyone involved