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Dog Grooming for Dummies (Paperback) (Margaret H. Bonham)
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Brush, bathe, and clip your dog like a pro!
Whether your dog is destined for a career in the show ring or a spot on the living room couch, good grooming is important. This friendly guide shows you how to develop a grooming routine that will keep your dog clean - and strengthen the bond between you. It includes detailed, step-by-step grooming instructions for all types of coats.
Discover how to
- Train your dog for grooming
- Care for nails, teeth, and ears
- Use clippers and scissors
- Groom specific types of coats
- Prepare a dog for the show ring
The fun and easy way to keep a dog looking clean, neat, and healthy
This year, Americans will spend $8.8 billion for supplies for their pets, including grooming aids and services. Now, Dog Grooming For Dummies shows readers how to get professional results at home. Featuring step-by-step instructions and a coat-specific grooming guide for over 150 breeds of dog, this friendly guide covers basic grooming for good health, the latest grooming equipment, bathing, nail care, skin care, and dental care for dogs. Plus, there’s also helpful advice on how to become a professional groomer and breed-specific tips on grooming dogs for competition.
Margaret H. "Maggie" Bonham (Conifer, CO) is an award-winning professional dog writer and trainer. She has worked as a vet tech, grooming dogs for clients, and has groomed dogs for show.