All dogs need routine grooming regardless if they're the shortest of short hair pedigrees, possess a wirehair coat, or sport long, luxurious layers. Come visit us at The Urban Dog in Rochester Hills, MI for all of your pooch grooming needs. You'll find shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our displays that are designed to keep your dog's coat and skin looking bright, clean, and healthy. Not exactly sure which product is right for your dog? Give us a ring and our professional personnel can walk you through the several solutions that are offered, which ones are the best for your dog's breed or hair coat and the results they produce. If you're short on time, give us a call, email, or shop the website and we'll have everything available for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Choosing the Perfect Shampoo for Your Pooch
You might be enticed 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 distinct hair and skin needs that call for shampoos and conditioners with specific 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 complete bath.
Take into consideration the reality your pooch is highly likely to roll in the rubbish, get into a tangle with a skunk, pick up fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy spots, and it rapidly becomes obvious why you really need coat products that are designed to handle these complications. Human-grade shampoo won't include the appropriate ingredients to de-scent, treat dryness, or eliminate unwanted hitchhikers. We at The Urban Dog stock a complete variety of dog grooming supplies that suit your needs to keep your dog smelling great and looking good.
Use the Right Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in a variety of textures with hair follicles varying from pin straight to tight curls. Some dogs grow dense undercoats while others have nearly no undercoat whatsoever. All coats need using the right kind of brush to minimize pulling out healthy hair and prevent skin injury. Your dog may take pleasure in a good scratching with the brush, or they may be thin-skinned and require the lightest of touches. If you're uncertain of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our pros at The Urban Dog in Rochester Hills Stop in or give us a call at (248) 652-4575 number] to discuss the type of coat and certain issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the greatest for your dog.