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Peau et pelage

13.4 I’m not able to brush my dog, what should I do?


Before anything else, it is important to check that the tools used are adequate to your dog’s size and to the length of its coat. Indeed, using inadequate tools you irritate your dog’s skin and make brushing unpleasant.

It is recommended to handle your dog from a very young age in order to teach him a series of practices, including brushing. If at adult age your dog does not want to be brushed, it is best to take it slow. You can start with a small zone, preferably a zone where it likes to be stroked. Think of reassuring it and, more importantly, reward it. It needs to associate brushing to a pleasant moment! Day after day, you will be able to progressively increase the brushed surface and brushing time. You can use a detangling and polishing spray to help.

If despite all of these precautions your dog let will not let itself be handled, it may be interesting to see a veterinarian specialized in behaviour.

 

 

 

Questions

That you ask yourself about your companion

13.1 Why is it important to brush and bathe my dog?


13.2 When and how regularly should I wash and brush my dog?


13.3 How to brush my dog?


13.5 How to bathe my dog?


13.6 My dog is afraid of water; how can I wash it?


13.7 My dog is losing its hair


13.8 How can I make my dog’s coat shinier?


13.9 The contours of my white dog’s eyes are brown


13.10 The hair on my white dog’s legs is brown


13.11 My dog has dandruff


13.12 How to choose my dog's shampoo?


13.13 When should I see my veterinarian?


13.14 The structure of the skin and hair


MP LABO recommends

The following products

Conditioning hair spray

Shea butter conditioning hair spray