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How To Get Boston Terrier Grooming Right

Jul 12, 2008
Whenever you have a dog in your home and in your family, you are going to want to make sure that it is properly taken care of in all senses of the word. This means that you will take it to the vet on a regular basis, you will provide it with the right amount of food, water, exercise, love and you will also make sure that it is properly groomed. Even a dog with short hair needs to be groomed on a regular basis, as it is never good to just let the dog go without proper care.

What makes the grooming process of this breed so easy is that the Boston Terrier is a shorthaired breed, which means that you really can groom it yourself. By taking care of the Boston Terrier grooming process yourself, you are able to save hundreds of dollars a year and also add a little bit of one on one time with your pup which means extra bonding for the two of you and there is nothing better then that.

There are a lot of breeds that need to be taken to a professional on a regular basis for hair cuts and long and hard brushing, but the Boston Terrier grooming job is so simple, it can be done right at home. The short coat of the dog still needs brushed though in order to help relax the animal and to get out any hair that is about to fall out all over your couch. Remember, the Boston Terrier does shed so the more you brush, the less you will have to clean up around your house.

Make sure that a bath is given when needed along with careful clipping of the nails. The importance of proper nail clipping cannot be stressed enough because nails that grow too long can hurt the dog and nails cut too short will also cause a lot of damage. Also, you will want to make sure that the dog has its faced wiped down daily to prevent build up of the slobber that they seem to get all over themselves at times.

Simply take a damp cloth or rag and wipe down the face of your pet because they do tend to get a little messy. And do not forget to clip the nails because nails that grow too long cannot only hurt you, but your pet as well.

All in all, if you make sure to make time for your pet and its Boston Terrier grooming needs, you will have one very happy dog. When you set aside a little time and make sure that you have all of the Boston Terrier grooming supplies on hand, your job will run smooth and it will be a blissful time for not only the dog but for you as well. Try not to consider it a job or a chore but more like a fun bonding time that is set aside for just the two of you.

Remember, there is more to grooming your pet yourself then just saving a few bucks. By taking a little bit of time out of your schedule, you are giving your pet the time he or she really needs from you. Speaking of time, you may very well want to consider marking your calendar or memo pad as to when the next grooming session is so that you do not miss out on it.

With how busy your life can be, you do not want to forget about your precious pup and your grooming date.
About the Author
About the author: Wendy Caples is a passionate lover of the Boston Terrier and owns a popular website that can show you how to have a happy, healthy and well behaved Boston Terrier. Among other topics at this website, you can also learn all about Boston Terrier Grooming plus a whole lot more.
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