All pooches are in need of routine grooming no matter if they're the shortest of short hair pedigrees, possess a wirehair coat, or sport long, silky layers. Come visit us at The Feed Bag in Old Saybrook, CT for all of your dog grooming needs. You'll discover shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our displays that are made to keep your dog's coat and skin looking shiny, clean, and healthy. On the fence which product is right for your pup? Give us a ring and our experienced crew can guide you through the multiple choices that are offered, which ones are the best for your pup's kind or hair coat and the outcomes they produce. If you're short on time, give us a ring, email, or shop the site and we'll have everything all set for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Picking the Perfect Shampoo for Your Dog
You may be enticed to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The challenge is, human-grade shampoo isn't made for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have special hair and skin needs that require shampoos and conditioners with distinct formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or perhaps dry coat cleaners for the times when you can't give your dog a full bath.
Take into consideration the idea your dog is highly likely to roll in the garbage, get into a tangle with a skunk, get fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy patches, and it quickly becomes evident why you really need coat products that are designed to deal with these complications. Human-grade shampoo won't include the correct ingredients to de-scent, repair dryness, or eliminate unwanted hitchhikers. We at The Feed Bag sell a complete variety of dog grooming supplies that meet your needs to keep your dog smelling great 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. Several dogs grow dense undercoats while others have nearly no undercoat at all. All coats need using the right type of brush to minimize 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 demand the lightest of touches. If you're unsure of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our pros at The Feed Bag in Old Saybrook Stop in or give us a call at (860) 388-5618 number] to discuss the kind of coat and particular issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the most ideal for your dog.