All dogs need regular grooming regardless if they're the shortest of short hair pedigrees, possess a wirehair coat, or sport long, silky layers. Come visit us at Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store in Petaluma, CA for all of your dog grooming needs. You'll find shampoos, brushes, coat conditioners, and medicated products on our counters that are created to keep your dog's fur and skin looking bright, clean, and healthy. On the fence which solution is right for your dog? Give us a ring and our qualified team can guide you through the numerous choices that are offered, which ones are the best for your pup's breed or hair coat and the outcomes they produce. If you're short on time, call us, email, or shop the site and we'll have everything ready for you to go when you walk in the door.
The Importance of Finding the Proper Shampoo for Your Dog
You might be enticed to use human-grade shampoo on your dog for the sake of convenience. The challenge is, human-grade shampoo isn't created for use on anything other than your scalp and hair. Dogs have unique hair and skin needs that call for shampoos and conditioners with distinct formulations such as dry skin relief, insect-repelling properties, or maybe dry coat cleaners for the times when you can't give your dog a full bath.
Take into consideration the fact your dog is very likely to roll in the garbage, get into a tangle with a skunk, get fleas or ticks, get dry, itchy patches, and it rapidly becomes apparent why you need coat products that are made to tackle these challenges. Human-grade shampoo won't include the correct ingredients to de-scent, repair dryness, or eliminate unwanted hitchhikers. We at Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store stock a complete variety of dog grooming supplies that suit your needs to keep your dog smelling great and looking great.
Use the Right Brushes and Combs for Your Dog's Coat
Dog coats come in a range of textures with hair follicles varying from pin straight to tight curls. Many dogs grow compact undercoats while others have practically no undercoat whatsoever. All coats need using the correct type of brush to decrease pulling out healthy hair and avoid skin harm. Your dog may enjoy a good scratching with the brush, or they may be thin-skinned and need the lightest of touches. If you're unsure of what types of brushes are best for the job, don't hesitate to ask our experts at Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store in Petaluma Drop in or give us a call at (707) 762-4505 number] to discuss the kind of coat and certain issues your dog has. We'll show you what brushes and combs are the best for your dog.