Tips for Handling a Dog's Coat

Thursday, 10 January 2013  |  Kate

Tips for handling a dog's coat
  1. Brush your dog's coat regularly to avoid matted fur and build up. A grooming regimen for non-shedding dogs is a necessity, while for shedding dogs a good brushing down when they're losing their winter coats is also very helpful.
  2. Make sure to clean your dog's bedding frequently to avoid the build-up of hair and possibly a breeding farm for parasites if your dog picks up anything. Use Skinny Spray to keep bedding free of parasites!
  3. Vacuum your house regularly in areas your dog frequents (specifically shedding breeds) preferably with a Vacuum cleaner fitted with a HEPA filter. This will remove allergens from your home.
  4. Bathe your dog occasionally with Skinny Dip Shampoo and brush their coat everyday (specifically non-shedding breeds) to avoid their fur from matting.
  5. If you suffer from dog allergies always wash your hands after interacting with your dog and avoid contact with your face until you do.
  6. Dog allergy sufferers may also want to keep at least one room in the house dog free so they have a retreat should an allergic reaction occur.
  7. Hardwood floors may also be a good idea for allergy sufferers as there will be no carpet for any dog hair to become trapped in.