Talk in a gentle, coaxing voice to relax your dog while you groom.
Brushing weekly, or daily for long hair, will keep your dog clean between baths.
See your vet if you notice any skin irritation, foul odor or flea and tick infestation.
Clean the ears, brush the teeth and trim the nails before showering the dog since it will create a mess again if you do it after the shower.
Shampoo residue can irritate a dog’s skin. Make sure to rinse very well.
Avoid getting water and shampoo into your dog’s eyes and ears, which can lead to irritation.
Frequent baths can dry out your dog’s skin. Limit baths to once a month.