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5 Reasons To Have Your Pet Professionally Groomed

5 Reasons To Have Your Pet Professionally Groomed

5 Reasons To Have Your Pet Professionally GroomedSource: Splashanddashfordogs

Pet grooming is an important aspect of caring for your furry one. Apart from cleaning and grooming your pet, regular visits to the groomer’s hold various benefits as well. As pet grooming services don’t come cheap, most pawrents might try to save costs by doing what they can, on their own. As cost-effective as this might be, professional groomers undergo training for a reason. They are trained to spot and target places that you are not aware of or usually miss out.

If you’re a first-time pawrent, you’ll definitely need to consult a professional groomer simply because, you’re inexperienced. Here are 5 reasons why it’s crucial for you to take your new pet for professional grooming.

5 Reasons To Have Your Pet Professionally GroomedSource: Shortbarkandsides

1. Experience

As a new pet owner, grooming is foreign territory to you. Though you might have the idea of it down, it is not as simple as it seems. There are bound to be areas on your pup that will be missed by choice or genuine lack of knowledge.

However, a professional groomer will help to point out potential grooming mistakes and while showing you how it’s done. Once you have visited the groomers a few times, you might be comfortable and confident enough to groom your dog at home.

2. Fragile Newborns

If your pet is a newborn, you will need to be extra careful. Pets at this stage of life need the utmost care and caution. If you’re unsure or not confident in grooming them, leave it to the professionals and learn from them instead. It might take some time for the newborns to get used to a change in environment and to being handled, but if done in the right manner, it will pave the way to a simpler grooming process as your pet would have grown used to the process.

3. Unseen Illnesses

Groomers are not only here to maintain the hygiene of your pet, many of them are competent in matters concerning animal health. A well-trained and experienced groomer can tell you a lot. Early onsets of illnesses in pets can be detected and stopped early enough if the groomer gets a chance to examine him. They will also be able to advise you on preventive measures for certain illnesses such as fleas or elbow calluses as well.

5 Reasons To Have Your Pet Professionally GroomedSource: Lucky Dawg Salon Grooming

4. Personal Health

Professional pet groomers are trained to be familiar with a pet’s anatomy. Their expert eye will zoom into any abnormalities that your pet has. For example, they will be able to distinguish if your pet has healthy or unhealthy skin. If your groomer deems your pet’s skin as unhealthy, they’ll be able to advise you from there. This will be especially beneficial if you did not get your pet from a certified shelter or online pet shop in Singapore.

5. Overall Healthy Pet

Grooming sessions aren’t solely about beautifying and cleaning your pets. These sessions double as a mini health checkup as well. As mentioned, groomers are able to detect illness that your pet might have and provide possible solutions for them. On top of that, regular and proper grooming minimises shedding and reinforces healthy foot structure and posture while reducing the risk of paw infection. Afterall, a healthy pet equals a happy pet and a happy you!

That being said, even if you might feel experienced to groom your pet at home, drop by the professionals every now and then to give your furkid the best pet grooming Singapore can offer.

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