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It's A Dog's Life - YOUR Dog's! Newsletter, Issue #003 -- Dog Bath Tools and the Right Shampoo
January 18, 2006
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Dog Bath Tools and Choosing the Right Shampoo

Before your dog gets ready for his bath, you should take a bath inventory and prepare all the necessary equipment that he will need. Having the entire necessary equipment ready and easily accessible can make the whole bathing experience fun both for you and your dog. Having all your supplies gathered in one place where they can be easily reached can help your dog-bathing event.

Here is a list of basic supplies that you would need to wash your dog:

  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • A sponge
  • A scrub brush
  • A bath mat
  • One or two heavy towels
  • A small scrub brush or soft-bristled nailbrush to use on the face
  • A hand held sprayer or a large plastic cup for rinsing
  • A plastic or rubber apron for you, unless you donít mind getting wet
  • A nylon collar and leash if you think your dog will try to escape or will be hard to hang on to in the bath
  • Choosing the right shampoo for your dog:

    With so many types of shampoos that are out there today, trying to figure which one will be suitable for your dog can be rather confusing. For most breeds, however, a basic, all-purpose shampoo works just fine. But if you want your dog shampoo to do more than clean and deodorize, then you might want to consider getting a specialty shampoo. This store only has Natural products Only Natural Pet Store

    You can accentuate your dogís coat color by choosing a shampoo especially made for black, white, or red coats. For dogs that have sensitive eyes and skin, use a hypoallergenic shampoo. This type of dog shampoo can minimize sensitivity reactions to bathing. You may also try a tearless shampoo for dogs with sensitive eyes.

    During flea season, choose a shampoo that contains a mild anti-flea formula such as limonene or pyrethrum. You may also try any of several natural botanicals that are specifically designed to repel fleas such as neem oil.

    For wire coated breeds, choose a shampoo that is designed to preserve the crisp texture of your dogís coat.

    If your dog has a sensitive skin condition such as allergies, rash, or itching, choose a medicated shampoo designed to treat your dogís skin problem. Ask your vet for advice and recommendation for a good medicated shampoo that is right for your dog.

    When you add this delicious VetBalance formula to your dogís diet, which is packed with highly absorbable protein complexes and potent supplemental nutrients, youíll see your dog develop more efficient digestion, increased energy, beautiful hair coats, flexible joints and a robust immune system. Vet Balance K-10 adds 56 Nutrients to Dog Food. free Sample!


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