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Why is it important to groom my dog?

Dog grooming is an essential aspect of responsible pet care. It goes beyond just keeping your dog looking clean and stylish – it plays a crucial role in their overall health and well-being. Here are some reasons why grooming your dog is important:

  • Maintaining Skin and Coat Health: Regular grooming helps keep your dog's skin and coat in optimal condition. Brushing removes dirt, dead hair, and dander while distributing natural oils, which promote a healthy and lustrous coat. It also stimulates blood circulation, contributing to healthier skin.

  • Preventing Matting and Tangles: Dogs with longer hair are prone to matting and tangling. Regular brushing and combing prevent mats from forming, which can cause discomfort, skin irritation, and even skin infections. Grooming sessions provide an opportunity to spot and address any developing matting issues promptly.

  • Managing Shedding: Many dog breeds shed their hair to some extent. Routine grooming helps minimize shedding by removing loose hair before it ends up on your furniture and clothes. This is particularly important for individuals who may have allergies or sensitivities to pet dander.

  • Monitoring and Maintaining Nail Health: Overgrown nails can lead to pain, discomfort, and difficulty in walking. Regular grooming includes nail trimming, which ensures proper nail length and reduces the risk of issues like splitting or ingrown nails.

  • Promoting Ear and Dental Health: Grooming involves checking and cleaning your dog's ears, reducing the risk of ear infections. Additionally, regular teeth brushing or professional dental cleanings can prevent dental diseases and maintain good oral health.

  • Early Detection of Health Issues: During grooming sessions, you have an opportunity to examine your dog's body closely. You can identify any lumps, bumps, skin irritations, or abnormalities that may require veterinary attention. Early detection can lead to prompt treatment, potentially improving outcomes.

  • Strengthening the Bond: Grooming can be a positive and bonding experience for you and your dog. It allows you to spend quality time together, promoting trust and strengthening your relationship.

The frequency and specific grooming needs vary depending on your dog's breed, coat type, and individual requirements. Consult with a professional groomer to develop a grooming routine tailored to your dog's needs.


Remember, grooming is not just about aesthetics – it plays a vital role in maintaining your dog's health, comfort, and overall quality of life. By prioritizing regular grooming, you are ensuring your furry friend looks, feels, and stays their best.

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I took my nervous Cavapoo to Daisy Doodle Dog Grooming and was so happy with the result. Cheryl was so patient with JJ and put him at ease from the start. The finish was fantastic and I would definitely go back. So pleased to have found a caring, reliable dog groomer that is such great value too, a rare find.
Thank you very much.
West Malling
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Wow! Just wow! I cannot thank you enough for what you've done for bailey this evening! He looks so handsome and is so much happier - I am genuinely so impressed and grateful to you We will be back as you know and will be highly recommending that people utilise your skill and expertise, not to mention your love of the animals you work on thank you so much.
A little thank you dogs treats and a red ribbon too, too cute.
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Well l think you have done a great job l am really pleased with her groom and she smells Devine. I can see she is really happy which is a biggy for me as she usually hates her groom. So thank you very much.

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