All pooches require regular 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 Horses & Hounds in Granby, CT for all of your pooch grooming needs. You'll discover shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our racks that are designed to keep your dog's coat and skin looking shiny, clean, and healthy. Not exactly sure which solution is right for your pup? Give us a ring and our expert crew can guide you through the multiple selections that are offered, which ones are the best for your dog's breed or hair coat and the benefits they produce. If you're short on time, contact us, email, or shop the site and we'll have everything available for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Picking the Right Shampoo for Your Dog
You may be lured to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The problem is, human-grade shampoo isn't developed for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have unique hair and skin needs that require shampoos and conditioners with particular formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or even dry coat cleaners for the times when you can't give your dog a full bath.
Take into consideration the fact your dog is highly likely to roll in the garbage, get into a tangle with a skunk, pick up fleas or ticks, get dry, scratchy spots, and it quickly becomes obvious why you really need coat products that are created to tackle these troubles. Human-grade shampoo won't have the correct components to de-scent, heal dryness, or get rid of unwanted hitchhikers. We at Horses & Hounds sell a complete range of dog grooming supplies that suit your needs to keep your dog smelling nice and looking great.
Use the Right Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in a range of textures with hair follicles differing from pin straight to tight curls. Some dogs grow compact undercoats while others have virtually no undercoat whatsoever. All coats require using the best kind of brush to decrease pulling out healthy hair and stop skin harm. 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 uncertain of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our experts at Horses & Hounds in Granby Stop in or give us a call at (860) 413-9880 number] to discuss the kind of coat and certain issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the most effective for your dog.